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Offline Tommelomsky

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Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« on: February 12, 2013, 04:34:10 PM »
Hi all

I ask you humbly to pray for me as:

1) If feel sincerly that I have not been a very humble or good catechumen so far
2) I sometimes get some frustrated and even angry here, like in the headcover = legalistic thread in conversions issues forum
3) I do struggle with passions and after a good run on the pure side, boom, I am back at the dark side.

When I find myself asking God if there is any hope for me, I understand that things are not so OK.
More personal that I perhaps should have been, but I want to do better and be more humble.

So please, pray for me.
God bless you.
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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2013, 04:35:30 PM »
The Lord grant you peace of mind. *offers hugs*
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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2013, 11:51:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Tommelomsky.

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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2013, 11:55:27 PM »
Lord have mercy.
Psalm 37:23 The Lord guides a man safely in the way he should go.

Prov. 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.

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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2013, 04:35:15 AM »
Hi all

I ask you humbly to pray for me as:

1) If feel sincerly that I have not been a very humble or good catechumen so far
2) I sometimes get some frustrated and even angry here, like in the headcover = legalistic thread in conversions issues forum
3) I do struggle with passions and after a good run on the pure side, boom, I am back at the dark side.

When I find myself asking God if there is any hope for me, I understand that things are not so OK.
More personal that I perhaps should have been, but I want to do better and be more humble.

So please, pray for me.
God bless you.

You're definitely not alone, especially with numbers 1 and 3. I've been in a rut basically since Christmas, although I struggle with skepticism probably more than with passions. But then, I guess we've all got our own Cross to bear... pray for me as well, please.

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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2013, 04:40:12 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2013, 05:17:47 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2013, 10:06:59 AM »
Thank you for prayers and good words. You are in my prayers too.
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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2013, 10:11:17 AM »
Lord, Have Mercy!

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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2013, 11:55:34 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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