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Offline sprtslvr1973

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« on: January 13, 2012, 10:06:17 PM »
My boss was laid off today. She had been a wonderful mentor to me in the short time I have been at the company. I don't know all the BS drama that has gone on at this company, but she tried to shield me from it. She also made a highly concerted effort to build business for the company, and it looks like some of her ideas are coming to fruition. Now she is out of a job, and I am to report to the president who set her on her way.
If this wasn't enough, I have been talking to a lady friend that I have known for several years, with whom I am trying to start a Christian relationship with. We have been going about things the exact opposite of most relationships; that is we are surveying the entire landscape to see what the problems are, and how to tackle them. It looks like we might be able to make a go of it; now I have this s***.
Aside from referring me to passages such as MT 6:33, any Christian suggestions?
Any and all prayer, especially for my deeply Jewish former boss, Rachel, is greatly appreciated
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Re: Challenged
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012, 10:20:11 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Challenged
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2012, 10:24:21 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Challenged
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2012, 10:39:50 PM »
I wish I had something to suggest...  :-\   But prayers... Lord have mercy!
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Re: Challenged
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012, 10:47:57 PM »
It's sad when such things happen. All I can offer, besides prayers for you all, is that you not forget your boss. I don't know if you have a relationship where you can meet outside of work to comiserate, but try to emulate her qualities as a mentor for others whie at your job. As for your lady friend, I would say let the relationship develop organically, with prayer and patience.

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Re: Challenged
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2012, 02:30:00 AM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Challenged
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2012, 04:39:41 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Challenged
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2012, 05:21:19 PM »
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Re: Challenged
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2012, 03:06:21 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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