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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!
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus

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Re: Prayer for me, feeling hopeless
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2013, 05:17:47 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
That is the land of lost content,          
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The happy highways where I went   
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Offline Tommelomsky

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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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