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Offline Sam G

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Spiritual Life in Ruins
« on: July 15, 2014, 01:01:22 AM »
I you could please pray for me. Since I started my new job about of month ago, my spiritual life has been in ruins. I've been struggling for nearly two months now, but since I started working this particular job things have really begun to spiral out of control to the point where I feel like I've hit rock bottom.

I want to turn back to God, but I'm beginning to feel hopeless.

All of my hope, I place in thee, O Mother of God; do preserve me under they shelter.

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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2014, 01:02:11 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2014, 01:04:33 AM »
Lord have mercy!

Try to see it as fire burning off dross, tempering steel.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2014, 02:48:51 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant!

Remember who is Master, is something my experience would advise.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2014, 05:19:41 AM »
Lord have mercy.

Most Holy Theotokos, pray for us.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2014, 06:58:44 AM »
Lord have mercy.. I feel the same about the spiritual life (hopeless) especially after watching that movie "Vanilla Sky" consulting myself and remembering everything I investigated about spirituality.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2014, 08:39:24 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant Sam.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2014, 07:41:22 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Sam G.

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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2014, 09:30:05 PM »
If your spiritual life was beyond repair, you wouldn't be on here requesting prayers.

Lord have mercy! May God bless you!

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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2014, 09:41:16 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2014, 09:42:40 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2014, 02:14:52 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2014, 03:20:54 AM »
Pray the Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos. She is always swift to hear.

Know that I am praying for you.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2014, 06:54:19 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2014, 12:44:11 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2014, 11:25:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy on  Sam G.
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Re: Spiritual Life in Ruins
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2014, 04:42:22 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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