Skip to comments.In return for some prayers, may I share a musical blessing?
Posted on 01/26/2011 6:30:40 PM PST by Winstons Julia
A loved one is in turmoil. He's a young loved one and he's an Iraq Army Vet.
I can't pray specifically, just that he gets some wisdom and some peace pretty quickly. And I pray God will help him find his true home.
Thanks for the prayers.
I believe the blessing comes with selfless prayer.
Has he gone to the VA...there are now excellant programs for help.
I believe that some vets are concerned about seeking help because it might prevent them from getting future jobs.
Trust me...I can’t be anymore selfless.
I am powerless here. I have done everything I can do.
This involves young, stupid people. But it’s time for the YOUNG STUPID person to wake up.
Family has been so supportive...but we just can’t fix it.
Prayers. God bless.
Thank you. I would ping a prayer group and I am sometimes pinged here for prayers, but I don’t know a prayer group.
I’m just asking ... at a moment of complete trial ... for prayers for my loved one.
You are right. You can’t fix it. Only God can fix it. Maybe it’s time to let go and let God. Trite I know, but true. I will pray for God to intervene.
I *did* let go.
I’m the Godmother. I let go. I can’t do more.
All that I can ask for are prayers. Is it wrong to ask for prayers?
I’m not familiar with the ping groups, though I do pray.
I need you here.
WJ...Brad’s Gramma has a prayer ping, which is why I pinged her. Will pray that your loved one finds peace and for you to have God’s blessings to help him.
I have helped him to the tune of a lot of money.
Where he is, apparently, is not good ... but he doesn’t have his guns.
His car is here. I towed the belongings back.
He went back to where he’s in the National Guard.
We thought he had changed his station....but there’s also a ... woman out there.
And...he left his 5 year old daughter (I originally went to just get her...but HE decided he wanted me to bring him home...) So, we have ONE of his kids...the mother is ANOTHER story. She gives her kids away...she had TWO before she met him and gave them up to the father...my nephew has THREE with her and she just gave the oldest girl away to my brother and SIL...
I’m an idiot.
I feel like such an idiot...but...
WHAT ELSE COULD I DO? It’s family.
Thank you for the blessing in song. Those girls are good.
Not wrong to ask for prayers. As you say, that is all you can do when you have done all you can do. May the Lord ease your heart and give you peace of mind in the midst of the storms.
Gramma, your wisdom and prayers are needed here.
I scared that this is going to harm my brother. I love him so much.
My SIL is handicapped and he has upping blood pressure.
My niece is terrific... she never does ANYTHING wrong and she is helping take care of her niece.
My nephew SHOULD be a man...but he’s not... he acts like a kid.
My brother asked me to go get my great-niece because he couldn’t afford it. He’s a working man...but they have piled money into their house and ..
it’s a long story. We just need your prayers.
Hey, Prayer Warriors....please read the thread, the WHOLE thread....and pray for this Vet and his Grandma...
Thanks, everyone, for the pings...even though I didn’t see this till now. ;(
You are NOT an “idiot” for trying to help!!!
I have a friend who’s SORT of in a situation like this...and yeah, it’s been WAY beyond hard for she & her husband....unless people have walked in your shoes they have NO idea, do they?
Like you said..IT’S FAMILY and you do what you do! You do the best you can with the resources you have..and you pray, and you help.
Plain. And. Simple.
Prayers lifted for your loved one.
P.S. Beautiful music!
I’m not his grandma. I’m his aunt. I’m his Godmother.
I’m only 40 myself.
Thank you for praying. I have emailed my prayer-warriors...but this fence is so high...
This situation is so complicated and nuts...
...I keep telling myself that I can only give my love....and I CAN’T give anymore because I paid a lot to help him escape the situation that he went back to...
We will be here.... regardless.
Oh maaaannnn.....I'm sorry......
I don't know, this is SOOO easy to say and yet SO hard to do...is "tough love" in order now? Protect the innocent children, at all costs, but if you've helped him, and he's only gone back to the old ways...??? Again, it's REALLY easy for me to sit here and type that and it's REALLY hard to do...
I have done this. I took a trip at the behest of my brother to retrieve my great-niece. While I was in the midst of this, my nephew decided he wanted to also come home...so I rented the Uhaul and daddy and daughter drove home.
...only he didn’t really mean it...I guess.
Because after three weeks here, he flew back to Maryland saying that he had issues with the National Guard.
He has stayed in Maryland where the woman is.
I don’t know what it is with guys and CERTAIN women....
I know that he has issues.
He went into the war zone twice.
But it’s no longer war...it’s life.
His other family members are VERY easy on him.
*I* am the one that emailed him that his daughter got an S- in
attention seeking and being nice to others.
Can you go for custody of the child?
There are THREE children of my nephew’s.
The girl he had them with (and he married her) had TWO kids before his.
She gave those away to their father.
And she’s about 24, I think.
She has a kid a year...
I’m pretty certain that she’s not taking my great-niece back..
I’m pretty sure she’s gonna be looking for a home for my 3 -year old great-nephew and my 1 year great-niece.
Because she’s pregnant again!!!
It’s a MESS.
I’m heading to bed....I’ve sent you 2 FRmails...I pray SOMETHING in there can be of use...
Bless you BLESS you for trying, for loving....
Here is the number of the National VA suicide Hotline...
anyone can call on behalf of a veteran, as well as the veteran. they will tell you what you can do or where he can get help.
For most VA encounters, it will not interfere with his getting a job. If he does something rash however, by not getting help, THAt would interfere with his getting a job.
I join in earnest prayer for this beloved Vet.
Joining in with prayers up for you and your family.
God bless you and your sweet beloved one. May the Father help him find peace and deliver him from the toils of darkness which assail him. Let God be magnified in all the earth and in our hearts!
Sending prayers for peace for your loved one.
Dear Lord, help this young veteran find peace in his life. Amen
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