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A Request For Myself
« on: April 22, 2012, 05:28:03 PM »
Please pray for me. I am going through a lot of stress lately which has been affecting my spirituality and my conduct as a Christian. I am finding it impossible to pray and find comfort in God. It's nothing too major, but it has been affecting me for quite some time and it has been a burden upon me.

May God bless you all and may the Lord have mercy on me.
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2012, 05:36:27 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2012, 05:39:48 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

Severian, you are not alone in this struggle.  Keep fighting!
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2012, 07:54:56 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2012, 08:18:48 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2012, 09:03:34 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant, Severian, and grant him your peace from above.

Keep at it, brother. If the others here will permit me to speak for them, we all regard you very highly and will pray for you!
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2012, 09:43:34 PM »
Thank you all very much, this means a lot to me.
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2012, 10:10:11 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2012, 10:12:42 PM »
Hello Severian,

I have always enjoyed your posts here, and I pray that God helps you in this time of trouble.  I am experiencing a little of this myself at the moment - I wonder if it might be post-Pascha depression?

Peter

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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2012, 11:04:21 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2012, 11:08:03 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant Severian.

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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2012, 11:25:06 PM »

Lord, have mercy!!!

We love you!!!  Hang in there.
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2012, 12:24:49 AM »
May our lord and savior Jesus Christ be with you always.

(Psalm 13 may help)
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2012, 08:58:41 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant, Severian, and grant him your peace from above.

Keep at it, brother. If the others here will permit me to speak for them, we all regard you very highly and will pray for you!

indeed!

Amen Lord have mercy on your servant, Severian!
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Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.

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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2012, 08:59:29 AM »
Hello Severian,

I have always enjoyed your posts here, and I pray that God helps you in this time of trouble.  I am experiencing a little of this myself at the moment - I wonder if it might be post-Pascha depression?

Peter

Lord have mercy on your servant Peter!
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.

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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2012, 10:50:44 AM »
Thank you Hiwot.   :)

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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2012, 01:55:15 PM »
Hello Severian,

I have always enjoyed your posts here, and I pray that God helps you in this time of trouble.  I am experiencing a little of this myself at the moment - I wonder if it might be post-Pascha depression?

Peter

I am seconding this.  You aren't alone, Severian.  Thank you for your blessing and my God be with you. 
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Re: A Request For Myself
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2012, 01:56:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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