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« on: November 15, 2005, 02:35:25 AM »

I am interested in orthodoxy, but I have trouble believing that there is a God. I find orthodoxy rich in beauty. Its theology, even from a skeptical point of view, is captivating. The history and accomplishments as a religion are impressive.

Still, I don’t know if there is a God. Could some person pray for me? That I might find Grace and realize it… for what it is?

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« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2005, 03:00:53 AM »

Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2005, 07:29:07 AM »

The Unproven by Siegfried Sassoon

Looking at Life, some unbelieved-in angels
  ÃƒÆ’‚  ÃƒÆ’‚ Asked one another when
Science would overhear them and encourage
  ÃƒÆ’‚  ÃƒÆ’‚ Their ministries to men.

Listening outside Eternity for knowledge
  ÃƒÆ’‚  ÃƒÆ’‚ And divination of Death
Stood Science. Hushed was Heaven; and all those angels
  ÃƒÆ’‚  ÃƒÆ’‚ Still hopeful, held their breath.



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« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2005, 09:34:23 AM »

Your honesty is refreshing

 Through the prayers of the Holy Fathers and the all venerable Theotokos. May the Lord Have Mercy on you.
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« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2005, 10:44:55 AM »

Prayers for you that God may be revealed and that you pray to Him yourself...even if you do not believe.
Lord have mercy on Marty.                          Juliana
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« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2005, 10:47:12 PM »

Lord have mercy!

Periods of doubt like this often result in an even stronger faith and knowledge of God in your life, once you emerge from this time. You have my prayers, and please keep in touch!
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« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2005, 08:36:10 AM »

Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2005, 04:57:01 PM »

Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2005, 06:39:28 PM »

Prayers for you. Your sincerity will pay off.
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