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Gebre Menfes Kidus
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« on: August 10, 2012, 07:50:28 AM »

Well, it’s that time of year again: sending our children off to their first day of the new school season. This is always an emotional time for me- seeing the excitement, trepidation, expectations and hopes on my children’s faces as they venture out into this complicated world of ours. As a parent, you can only pray and trust that you have equipped your children with the moral and spiritual foundation necessary to negotiate the trials, temptations, and challenges they will face. Please say a prayer for Noah, Zion, and Adayah today. And say a prayer for all children everywhere who are beginning their school year today. May God bless and strengthen the youths of the world.






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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012, 08:32:24 AM »

Lord, have mercy! I will find myself in the same position soon, too.
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2012, 11:36:13 PM »

Lord have mercy on brother Gebre and his children and all all Orthodox children everywhere and all children everywhere.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2012, 12:01:55 AM »

God bless them!
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2012, 09:08:16 PM »

Lord, have mercy on Your servants, Noah, Zion, and Adayah; and on all children who are beginning their school year.
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2012, 02:53:13 AM »

Thanks to everyone for the prayers.


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« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2012, 07:09:41 PM »

Beautiful children Gebre! I love your daughter's bright smile! May God guide and protect your children through their journey!
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2012, 03:14:13 AM »

Beautiful children Gebre! I love your daughter's bright smile! May God guide and protect your children through their journey!

Thank you!


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