Really bad insomnia


#1

I have been suffering from insomnia for more than five years now. I never sleep normal although some periods of times are better than others. Right now it is very bad and I don’t sleep at all. Please pray for me that I can finally overcome this problem! It’s terrible and affects the entire life.


#2

I will pray for you.
May the Lord help your mind to relax and to become sleepy.
I warm a mug of skim milk if I find it hard to get to sleep, or wake in the night and can’t get back to sleep, but it sounds as if you body clock is disturbed and too much tension has built up so I ask the Lord to help you to find whatever can help you relax and sleep.
I feel for you.
God bless you, Trishie… A hug.


#3

Prayers to St. Peter Damian.


#4

Xandria, here are two scriptures that we taught our children and shared with many people over the years. These scriptures, when used as praise and prayers have never failed to help people to sleep. :slight_smile:

In peace I shall both lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me secure.
*Psalm 4:9 *

When you lie down, you need not be afraid, when you rest, your sleep will be sweet.
*Proverb 3:24 *

Heavenly Father, I thank you that in peace Xandria shall both lie down and sleep, for You alone, LORD, make her secure. When Xandria lies down, she need not be afraid, when she rests, her sleep will be sweet.


#5

Hi Xandria,

Praying that you find peace and night’s rest.

ps…might look into seeing if someone can help you with your sleeping disorder. I think it’s more common then some think. I know it must be miserable…Take Care!


#6

have you consulted a doctor. :gopray:


#7

*I’m so sorry…I too have suffered from this. Since buying a new mattress, I am sleeping much better. Exercise on most days of the week, helps too…Praying that you conquer this problem…it can be the pits, I know. *


#8

Praying that you have peaceful, restful sleep.


#9

Here is a prayer that you can say before you lie down.

INTENTION BEFORE SLEEP

Lord Jesus Christ,
I accept this sleep
in the spirit of love
with which Thou didst sanctify it
when Thou didst deign to sleep
in Thy most sacred humanity,
to the glory of God the Father,
and for the salvation of all mankind;
beseeching that, in union with Thee,
it may tend to increase
in grace and glory
of all Thine Elect in heaven,
on earth, and in purgatory.
Amen.

  • (Taught to St. Gertrude by our Lord)

#10

From today’s Liturgy of the Hours:

Jesu, the world’s redeeming Lord,
The Father’s co-eternal Word,
Of light invisible true Light,
Thine Israel’s Keeper day and night.

Our great Creator and our Guide,
Who times and seasons dost divide,
Refresh at night with quiet rest,
Our limbs by daily toil oppressed.

We pray thee, while we dwell below,
Preserve us from our ghostly foe;
Nor let his wiles victorious be
O’er them that are redeemed by thee.

That while in this frail house of clay
A little longer here we stay,
Our flesh in thee may sweetly sleep,
Our souls with thee their vigils keep.

All praise be thine, O risen Lord,
From death to endless life restored;
All praise to God the Father be,
And Holy Ghost eternally.


#11

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the Fruit of Thy Womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen


#12

Dear Lord, so many things in our lives suffer if we don’t sleep well. Please help Xandria’s brain to break the cycle of insomnia and get the regular sleep and rest she needs.

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.
Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners,
now, and at the hour of our death. Amen

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle;
be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray.
And do you, O prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God,
cast into hell satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen


#13

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the Fruit Of Thy Womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen


#14

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of death
Amen.


#15

Thank you but please keep praying. Of the last 4 nights I only slept 1.


#16

Praying very hard for you to overcome this!


#17

I will continue to pray for you too.

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

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee, Blessed art Thou amongst women, and Blessed is the Fruit of Thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners
now and at the hour of our death. Amen

Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen

St. Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the Devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the power of God, cast into hell, Satan and all the evil spirits who prowl throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen


#18

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