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Offline StGeorge

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More prayer needed
« on: January 19, 2006, 07:39:19 PM »
Could you please continue praying for me.ÂÂ  I returned to school about a week ago, and things haven't been going very well.ÂÂ  I feel extremely lonely lots of the time, and I have difficulty communicating with others, both on faith and ordinary subjects.ÂÂ  One of the few girls I like is now dating someone I know, and it's very painful, especially when there are few girls at the school with whom you're compatible.ÂÂ  Also I'm suffering from very bad depression.ÂÂ  I sense that perhaps God is calling me to Orthodoxy, but the heartfelt pain is so much now that I am afraid that I might become Orthodox for the wrong reasons.ÂÂ  However, I'm certainly becoming at least Eastern Catholic.ÂÂ  It's just very difficult to make rational decisions when so many things are in turmoil.ÂÂ  Please pray that God give me some peace so that I can see things more clearly before making a decision to convert.ÂÂ  Thank you.ÂÂ  
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Re: More prayer needed
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2006, 08:49:24 PM »
Lord have mercy, and give Your servant peace.
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Re: More prayer needed
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2006, 01:36:33 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant!


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Re: More prayer needed
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2006, 10:19:13 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
"What people say when they speak on their own account is repellent and murksome, for their words do not come from the living spring of the Spirit, but are spawned from the morass of their own heart, a bog infested with the leeches, snakes and frogs of desire, delusion and dissipation; the water of their knowledge is evil-smelling, turbid and torpid, sickening to those who drink it and filling them with nausea and disgust."

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Re: More prayer needed
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2006, 11:02:31 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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