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Offline Matthew777

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Please pray for some friends that I have
« on: February 25, 2006, 11:43:51 PM »
Two of my best friends from high school became homeless meth addicts after our graduation. It hurt me but didn't surprise me too much because they were silly guys who did silly things.
But a female friend of mine is also now homeless and she's either been using drugs or has suffered from a nervous breakdown. It's so hard to see such a beautiful creature in the situation she's in. I wish that life weren't so insane. My two male friends are named Emerson and Pat. My female friend is named Thi. I humbly request that you pray for them and their lives. If it weren't for having my parents supporting me, I'd end up in the same situation.

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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2006, 11:47:45 PM »
Lord, Thy Will be done in these young people.
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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2006, 01:00:16 AM »
Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on Pat, Emerson and Thi and give comfort to your servant Matthew.

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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2006, 02:07:56 AM »
Matthew777,
May God help all of you in everything!

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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2006, 07:28:45 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2006, 10:03:09 AM »
A prayer for Matthew and his friends:
Numbers 6: 24-26

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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2006, 04:14:25 PM »
Lord have mercy on everyone involved in this whole tragedy.
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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2006, 11:48:50 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2006, 02:22:39 AM »
I talked with Father Michael about her condition, he happens to be a counselor at Spokane Mental Health. He said that Thi most likely is suffering from schizophrenia and that it usually begins in the age she's at now. I hope that she gets the help she needs.
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Re: Please pray for some friends that I have
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2006, 12:24:09 PM »
Prayers...

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An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.