PTSD

This past Thursday, June 20th, I had my first evaluation for disability. Next week I have more appointments from physical, psyche, hearing. I’m not sure how many more there will be, but this should not be the end of them. I’m a bundle of nerves since the 90s, when I started crawling back into a cave bouncing off walls. I’m injured in many ways. I’ve had many psychos experiences. It wasn’t until recently an NP prescribed an anti-psychotic that I had a relief from most psychosis. She said it was anxieties. I’ve been experiencing ideations since the accident. Hopeless and worthless feelings. I know god love me. But the feelings are there no matter what anyone tries to say as “encouragement.” It is what it is. PTSD sucks, especially when it’s driven everyone in your life away. It’s a miracle my wife remains with me. I see the effects of my condition in my children now. I’ve only been diagnosed since 2012 and wished I had known for sure before I got married, worked on my career, etc. I needed help way back but now am just trying to settle for good enough (health wise). God had to be directing me in that wrong direction that led me to marrying my wife, who is now Catholic after I defected for many years. She’s stuck by me all these years, but probably because she also has PTSD. Only she’s gotten much better. Now I realize how bad off I’ve been. So not only do I need prayers, but so does my wife and children. I particularly want to ask for God’s hand in my disability ratings since I’ve managed to hide all these years from facing the truth. I’ve gotten good at lying about my condition. I’ve even convince others. Pray for the healthcare workers driving this process. Pray for the board/reviewers of my disabilities. I need 100% because I’m virtually unemployable based on my past of snapping once someone backs me into a corner It’s both physical and mental. And this is hard for me to admit. Pray for our veterans.

Prayer to Obtain a Favor Though the Intercession of the Servant of God, Father Vincent Capodanno:

Father in Heaven, You give us every blessing and shower us with Your grace through our savior Jesus Christ, and the working of the Holy Spirit. If it be according to Your will, glorify Your servant Vincent Capodanno by granting the favor I now request through his prayerful intercession: **physical, mental and spiritual health of OLofMtCarmel and his family; and the total health of all our veterans. ** I make this prayer confidently through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for the Canonization of the Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno:

Heavenly Father, Source of all that is holy, in every age You raise up men and women who live lives of heroic love and service. You have blessed Your Church through the life of Vincent Capodanno, Vietnam War Navy chaplain, who had the “courage of a lion, and the faith of a martyr.” He was killed in action offering medical assistance to the wounded and administering last rites to the dying on the battlefield. Through his prayer, his courage, his faith, and his pastoral care he is an example of laying down one’s life for one’s friends. Jesus told us that there is no greater love than this. If it be Your will, may he be proclaimed a saint. We ask this through Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

We pray for all who suffer from PTSD. Myself included. Pray also for all military chaplains who bring the Word of God to those in far off places who are in harm’s way, For the Archdiocese of the Military Services, for the USO and any who bring a little taste of home to those who protect us in far off places. Through Christ The Lord. Amen

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Your name, “Our Lady of Mount Carmel”. You chose this beautiful title of Our Lady.

Carmel is the mountain of prayer - Our Lady is in this mountain. (of prayer)

By the example of Our Lady of Sorrows ask for strength to be aware of how precious in the sight of God is your sufferings for Him. Saints are witnesses to that truth. May He give you His Peace and Joy!

"Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death. Amen"

I am so sorry you are going through these difficult times with PTSD and your wife as well.
I am happy she has been with you through thick and thin. I have prayed for your intentions and I hope you qualify for disability benefits 100%. God bless our Veterans.

Mary.

REMEMBER, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thy intercession was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, I fly to thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother; to thee do I come; before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen.

Eternal God , in whom mercy is endless,
and the treasury of compassion inexhastible ,
look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us ,
that in difficult moments we might not despair
nor become despondent , but with great confidence ,
submit ourselves to Your Holy Will ,
which is love and mercy itself . Amen

Memorare (Prayer to Our Lady)
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To you do I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen

Dear OLofMtCarmel and Lego, please pray to Fr. Capodanno. If there’s anyone who knows the needs of our military and their families, it would be the “Grunt Padre”. He was a Navy Chaplain serving the Marines in Vietnam and died while tending the wounded. Here is a site:

vincentcapodanno.org/

Prayer to Obtain a Favor Though the Intercession of the Servant of God, Father Vincent Capodanno:

Father in Heaven, You give us every blessing and shower us with Your grace through our savior Jesus Christ, and the working of the Holy Spirit. If it be according to Your will, glorify Your servant Vincent Capodanno by granting the favor I now request through his prayerful intercession: physical, mental and spiritual health of OLofMtCarmel and his family; and the total health of all our veterans. I make this prayer confidently through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for the Canonization of the Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno:

Heavenly Father, Source of all that is holy, in every age You raise up men and women who live lives of heroic love and service. You have blessed Your Church through the life of Vincent Capodanno, Vietnam War Navy chaplain, who had the “courage of a lion, and the faith of a martyr.” He was killed in action offering medical assistance to the wounded and administering last rites to the dying on the battlefield. Through his prayer, his courage, his faith, and his pastoral care he is an example of laying down one’s life for one’s friends. Jesus told us that there is no greater love than this. If it be Your will, may he be proclaimed a saint. We ask this through Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

I just said a prayer for your intentions. May Mary help you. God bless you.

Eternal God , in whom mercy is endless,
and the treasury of compassion inexhastible ,
look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us ,
that in difficult moments we might not despair
nor become despondent , but with great confidence ,
submit ourselves to Your Holy Will ,
which is love and mercy itself . Amen

Memorare (Prayer to Our Lady)
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To you do I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen

Praying for these intentions and for all suffering from PTSD. +

Made it through. Thankfully, my wife meandered around her schedule, took time off and went with me for support. The valuations went better than expected. But now for the wait to be rated. Though I received confirmation regarding my disabilities, I just don’t trust any of them. SS will probably not come through based on where I was employed. Not enough credits in the past 10 years. SSI may be the only thing available.

Thank you for your continued prayers.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Prayers to St. Martin of Tours

Patron of Soldiers, Against Impoverishment, Against Poverty, Alcoholism, Beggars, Horsemen, Horses, Hotel-keepers, Quartermasters, & Reformed Alcoholics

to A Mighty Fortress is Our God

Dear well-beloved Saint, you were first a soldier like your father.
Converted to the Church, you became a soldier of Christ, a priest and then a Bishop of Tours. Lover of the poor, and model for pagans and Christians alike, protect our soldiers at all times. Make them strong, just, and charitable, always aiming at establishing peace on earth. Also please intercede for OLofMtCarmel with their VA Claim. Please help him and his wife with their PTSD and aid their children. Support all veterans we pray thee who return from wars abroad in the world. Amen.

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Take time to pray for all those who have generously served their country.

We ask for blessings on all those who have served their country in the armed forces.
We ask for healing for the veterans who have been wounded, in body and soul, in conflicts around the globe.
We pray especially for the young men and women, in the thousands,
Who are coming home from Iraq with injured bodies and traumatized spirits.
Bring solace to them, O Lord; may we pray for them when they cannot pray.
We ask for, echoing John Paul II, an end to wars and the dawning of a new era of peace,
As a way to honor all the veterans of past wars.

Have mercy on all our veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan and all wars.
Bring peace to their hearts and peace to the regions they fought in.
Bless all the armed forces servicemembers who served in any capacity.
May their calling to service continue in their lives in many positive ways.

Give us all the creative vision to see a world which, grown weary with fighting,
Moves to affirming the life of every human being and so moves beyond war.
Hear our prayer, O Prince of Peace, hear our prayer.

I WOULD SUGGEST THAT YOU READ AND APPLY THE PRINCIPLES AND PRAYERS IN THE BOOK "PRAYERS THAT HEAL THE HEART
\In this book you will learn a counseling approach in a ministry of prayer that uses seven specific prayers:

Breaking generational sins and curses
Severing ungodly ties of the soul
Replacing negative expectations
Renouncing inner vows
Receiving divine pictures/visions
Casting out demons
Experiencing the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus

You’ll thoroughly process one issue at a time, utilizing all these prayers. The “Contributing Strands Worksheet” will help you easily work through the prayers by yourself or with a counselor.

Go to “Prayers That Heal the Heart” page
Prayers That Heal the Heart (Paperback)
by Mark Virkler, Patti Virkler

May Our Lady of Mount Carmel wrap you in the Mantle of her protection and keep you safe. Praying for you and your wife…

The Novena for the Solemnity of OLMC begins tomorrow, Sun., July 7. :slight_smile:
veneremurcernui.wordpress.com/2013/07/05/start-novena-to-our-lady-of-mt-carmel-sun-july-7/
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O most beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, who brought forth the Son of God still remaining a Virgin, assist us in this necessity. O Star of the Sea, help us, and show us that you are our Mother.

O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and earth, I humbly ask you from the depths of my heart to help in this necessity. There are none who can withstand your power. O show us that you are our Mother.

O Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to you.
Sweet Mother, I place this cause in your hands. Amen

Mark Virkler’ books are available on Amazon.com

Praying that you will receive all that you need.
To say that it is tough is an incomprehensible understatement. I pray and am thankful to out veterens and tell them whenever I can.

:gopray:

Our Father, Who art in heaven
Hallowed be Your Name
Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the Kingdom
and the Power
and the Glory for ever and ever.
Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum,
benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.
Sancta Maria mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae.
Amen

:gopray:

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