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For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« on: August 12, 2017, 03:36:35 PM »
Tomorrow, as every year since 2009, I'm going to the foot pilgrimage to the Holy Mount Grabarka. So, I'll mention you in my prayers.

However, I'm also the one that needs your prayers.

For one year, actually, even more, I've been passing for difficult time. Family problems - they've been almost all my life. Calendar problems and with my priest - for 3 years, but, well, for a few months it's much better, thanks God. During last year a few people that were important for me/I liked passed away. Especially one death was important - on the 16th August fr. Zbigniew died, I wrote about it here. He has been the one of the most important persons in my life.

Tomorrow we will be passing next to the cemetery in which he's bured (quite amazing), but my priest hasn't allowed me to stop there to say a prayer. So tomorrow and 16th August will be difficult days for me.

Moreover, I have problems regarding my personal life. Unfortunately, fr. Zbigniew was my first love. In some moment he also liked me (not fell in love, but really liked and felt in some way attracted to me). Other (and only) 2 guys that I liked as males and vice versa got married during the last year. Despite having a lot of friends, I feel lonely, I need to be finally in a relationship, to have a chance in a future to create a true Domestic Church via marriage. And it's not so easy to meet a man to do it.

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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2017, 03:38:39 PM »
Lord have mercy!

Thank you.
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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2017, 03:43:51 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2017, 04:14:58 PM »
I will pray for you and for the issues you mentioned. Lord have mercy!

Please pray for me the sinner, maybe also that no one will break my heart again. But especially that I will also be able to make this pilgrimage one day... I have been thinking about this for 5 years or so and never managed.

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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2017, 04:57:10 PM »
Thank you for your generous prayers.


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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2017, 05:04:17 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 06:38:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Dominika.

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Re: For me - but also I'll prayer for you during the pilgrimage
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 06:47:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

Pray for the rest of us singles, Dominika.

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« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2017, 08:40:18 PM »
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« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2017, 01:58:49 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2017, 05:33:14 PM »
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