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Robert Sock Robert Sock is offline

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  1. kim zef
    Dec 28, '13 10:36 pm
    kim zef
    Hi Robert----I just now saw your message. I'm still alive; are you?
  2. crystal waters
    Dec 24, '13 4:34 am
    crystal waters
    Wishing you a merry christmas and a happy new year
  3. crystal waters
    Sep 19, '13 10:44 pm
    crystal waters
    Hi robert sock, thanks for the message! Hows things with you? Hope you have a great day
  4. crystal waters
    Jun 21, '13 1:31 pm
    crystal waters
    Hi robert sock!, how are you? Hope you have a great day!

    Crystal waters
  5. ready
    Jun 13, '13 12:30 pm
    ready
    Dear Robert,

    Thanks for your message and very kind words. I hope all is well with you. I am very pleased that you listen to what your conscience tells you . You sound like you are doing quite well spiritually. Keep up the good work! I'll be praying for you, Robert. Please pray for me! God bless you!

    With my love and prayers,
    ready
  6. kim zef
    Mar 11, '13 1:46 pm
    kim zef
    Dear Robert,
    I just read your posts from several years ago about praying to die. I too pray to die---probably not for the same reasons. I am not unhappy in this life, but until I started to pray for death, I constantly worried about family finances and my family's salvation. We lost a large amount of money and have 2 children to get through college in the next 4 years. I am the only devout Catholic in my immediate family. My husband and son have rejected the faith and my eldest son still attends
    Mass---albeit sporadically.
  7. kim zef
    Mar 11, '13 1:14 pm
    kim zef
    So I took out some extra life insurance and started praying to die sometime in the next few years---preferably in a manner that does not cause any more financial trauma to my family. I also pray to die and just get to purgatory (cuz I'm sure I'm not fit for heaven) and pray for my family's salvation there because I feel like I must be a bad Catholic role model for my husband and son to have rejected the faith. I would probably be much better at praying for them while in purgatory and not earth. So God permitting, in my limited human thinking, I think this would be a good solution to 2 problems---family finances and family salvation.

    However, I always add a "thy will be done" to the prayer. God may want me to stay here another 100 years. I feel much better since I've started praying this prayer. And I still take my vitamins.
  8. ready
    Dec 24, '11 3:05 pm
    ready
    Merry Christmas!!!
  9. ready
    May 16, '11 3:20 pm
    ready
    You are very blessed, Robert. I was just reading in one of the sermons of St. Alphonsus that it is a very virtuous thing to look favorably upon one's death. St. Alphonsus gave a number of excellent reasons why we should welcome our death (I thought of the thread you started and even wanted to send you part of the sermon). I too can't wait to be with God. I don't think many people look at death as a good thing though, probably because they are afraid of God's judgement and hell ... or probably because they adore this world so much. Pope Benedict points out in Spe Salvi that if we didn't have death we'd be in our corrupt bodies for all eternity. Wouldn't it be awful to remain in a fallen state for all eternity? I wish people would stop clinging to the things of this world and would look favorably upon the things that really matter. I loved hearing from you, Robert. Please, let us keep in touch.

    Your friend in Christ,
    ready
  10. ready
    May 3, '11 1:58 pm
    ready
    Hi Robert!

    Thanks so much for thinking of me! You made my day!

    I'm glad you are well. I hope you had a beautiful Divine Mercy Sunday. I went to confession and Mass on that special feast day to obtain the promise Jesus gave to St. Faustina. You've heard of this special promise, right? I absolutely love this feast day because of Jesus' promise! He is so generous and merciful!

    I think it's great that you have a PhD. It's even greater that you turned to religion. I did the same thing, though with only a Bachelor's degree and some graduate couses behind me.

    Have a great day!

    Your friend in Christ,
    ready

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    Mark 12:30
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