A Prayer Request and a Thank You to God


#1

Dear Friends,
I know I place this prayer request every couple of weeks, but would you all keep praying for me? I am not well physically, mentally, and emotionally and in no condition to return to secular work (which is for me also a very spiritually-unhealthy environment). I need more time to recuperate, and also, most importantly, I want to come to work for the LORD and His Kingdom and Church fulltime. Would you please pray for me that God will make this financially feasible for me? Thank you all so very much for praying for my intention.

Second thing, there was an area of Catholic doctrine I had been having difficulty getting my arms around, so to speak. I believed it, but mainly cerebrally. Well, on Thursday evening, I prayed the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy begging for the Gift of the Holy Ghost for Wisdom and Understanding. On Friday evening, I was reading a Catholic doctrinal work I had just received in the mail, and for some reason, I didn’t start at the beginning but went right to chapter four. The issue is the Eucharist as a sacrifice. I always accepted it, because the church teaches it, but coming from an antiCatholic background, I couldn’t get my arms around the big picture, if you know what I mean. Anyway, I went straight to chapter four of the book CATHOLIC FOR A REASON III: Scripture and the Mystery of the Mass and as I was slowly reading that chapter (written by Thomas J. Nash), the Holy Spirit hit my soul like a ton of bricks !! Everything about the Sacrifice of the Mass suddenly came together in my Soul, all the pieces fell into place, and my lack of understanding was lifted right out of me and everything was clear, not cloudy as it had been, and I felt such a warm glow come over me that all I could do was keep saying Thank you, God !! Prayer really works !! THANK YOU GOD!!!
Love,
Jaypeeto4
+JMJ+


#2

You are in my prayers! :slight_smile:

~~ the phoenix


#3

Thank you and God bless you, phoenix !!

My doctor changed my medication recently.
I had been taking a medication for 8 years, 2 mg a day
of Risperdal, an antipsychotic (not that I’m a psycho, I just need
some medicinal help, LOL ), which over 8 years made me slowly gain 100 whopping pounds and made me need to sleep all the time. I’m now taking GEODON instead, and I’m losing the weight, but Geodon is a very ROUGH medication to adjust to.
It is also used to treat schizophrenia, which thank God I don’t have, but I take it to avoid negative “racing thoughts” and it helps
more than 99% of the time, so that’s good.
Thanks again for your prayers, phoenix !!

Love,
Jaypeeto4
+JMJ+


#4

Praying your system adjusts to the new meds and that you keep up the happiness and spiritual growth


#5

Praying for you, Jay.


#6

Giving thanks for blessing already received and continuing to keep you in prayer
http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/17/17_1_10.gifJMJ


#7

Praying for you…


#8

I’ll be praying for you. :gopray:


#9

Praying for you.


#10

Praying for you.


#11

Thank you all, very much!!
God bless you,
Jaypeeto4
+JMJ+


#12

Continued prayers for you jaypeeto and Amen for the Holy Spirit and Ch. 4 - may your heart be filled and your health return soon.


#13

You are in my prayers.


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