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For my dad and me
« on: January 10, 2018, 12:30:17 PM »
Without discussing any specific issue, please pray that we can both keep our heads when discussing politics, both with eachother and with others. We both get way too angry (also why I don't do the private boards) and I'm afraid for both of our blood pressures as well as for the peace of the family. By the grace of God we at least got through the holidays alright, but my dad and uncle and I will be in the same room soon and I'm a little apprehensive.

Also pray that I'll be able to keep up some kind of hope for the future in 2018. It's been a big struggle for me in the past few years.
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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2018, 01:27:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Volnutt.

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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2018, 01:37:56 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
If you cannot remember everything, instead of everything, I beg you, remember this without fail, that not to share our own wealth with the poor is theft from the poor and deprivation of their means of life; we do not possess our own wealth but theirs.  If we have this attitude, we will certainly offer our money; and by nourishing Christ in poverty here and laying up great profit hereafter, we will be able to attain the good things which are to come. - St. John Chrysostom

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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2018, 02:03:50 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2018, 02:04:59 PM »
Thanks :)
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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2018, 02:23:11 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2018, 02:32:48 PM »
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2018, 10:06:38 PM »
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2018, 11:26:47 PM »
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2018, 11:50:43 PM »
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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2018, 12:01:28 AM »
Anyway, turns out my uncle couldn't even make it this time, so there was no incident. That's a relief, at least.
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Re: For my dad and me
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2018, 02:33:47 PM »
 May the Lord grant you and  yours patience, compassion and discernment.

Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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