Skip to comments.What else can go wrong? - VANITY [Prayer thread-Moderator]
Posted on 03/22/2014 10:32:07 AM PDT by fredhead
I don't how much more I can handle. I pray every day that things will get better, and they just get worse.
Yesterday, for example. It started with a hearing related to my on going divorce. A divorce I never wanted. The judge awarded my wife temporary support in the amount of all money I have after my bills are paid. Prior to that my attorney had his law license revoked, and I have no money to retain another attorney. My credit is wrecked, my family is gone.
And last night, my old dog died in my arms. I am so alone and don't know how much more I can take.
It seems that God has lost track of my soul, that he has forsaken me. All that is left is my work, and I no longer get much joy from the job I love to do. I need encouragement. Any Freeper friends out there?
Prayers on the way.
Don’t know what to tell you. Sometimes you just have to hang on and realize that eventually things will get better.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
Very sorry to hear about your troubles. That’s a boatload. Please hold on! God does not forget us. Some lives are lives of struggle and that is a tough burden to bear, but God’s vision for us is far-sighted and wiser than we can know. He is always good, although that can be hard to understand sometimes. Read the story of Job. As tough as things are, we must hold on to our faith.
I will pray for you.
Be at peace, brother. God is with you. I’m sorry for your trouble and sorrow.
I’m sorry, Fred. You’re in my prayers.
Dark before the light. Things will get better. They always do. So sad about your dog. It’s early but brining in a new dog will help your spirits.
May the Lord heal your wounds and open the door for you to find renew happiness. Amen.
I’m so sorry Fredhead.I am going to start praying for you.Sorry about your dog.Get a little puppy might cheer you up ((((Hugs))))
Prayers for you. But what a blessing you were given, your old pal and friend was allowed to be in your arms with you and you with him when it was his time. A beautiful sign from God, proof that at hard times we are always in our Masters arms.
Stand behind the Lord. Don't sake your fist at the Evil One.
Somebody may have cursed you. Pray for God to remove the curse. Like Job, cling to the Lord. This is what faith is about, turning to God when we are in despair.
It will get better, in time.
Prayers for you to seek and find thoughts, words, and visions that give you hope. Life will get better. Maybe your attorney can help you locate some free or low-cost alternative representation. Consider getting a new puppy soon. He will need you and provide some measure of comfort.
call Legal Aid... they may be able to provide some free legal help to at least get the divorce thing fixed, maybe, its worth a phone call to ask. If not, then call the local county bar association and ask for their “pro bono” clinic or referrals to lawyers who will try to help you in your situation. Or, call local law school and ask if they have a “legal aid clinic” ... students, supervised by professor attorneys, maybe can help, too.
When you feel you can take care of new dog, please do get one! Labradors are particularly friendly, but there are many nice pooches. Why our lives are such that we have to endure death of loved ones, including our pets, is a great mystery to me... but rest assured you are not alone, and that you WILL love a new pooch....
Hang in there, some people really do have it worse today than you and me...and God will give you the strength to endure and deal with these things if you give Him a chance (by being patient long enough for the problems to work out!)
We are told in the Bible that Jesus has suffered all things and can thus comfort us in our losses in this life, too. Always remember that life is not limited to the “here and now” but is only the beginning of a very long time afterwards, in The Lord (as long as one is in The Lord).
And in that, I’m talking about a very long life and hereafter, right here on this planet, on this earth, and walking around in a very human body (although a “glorified” body). This is no dream state that we will live in, hereafter.
We’re also told that we will also suffer on behalf of Christ, too. I’ve looked at the Book of Job quite a bit and it’s quite amazing - especially the first part and then the conclusions (the statements from God).
For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
I think if kids are not involved, a creative financial move like bankruptcy might get me out of being a slave to a parasitic woman. Thatt’s drastic but this is war.
If she is up to no good then hire a PI to prove it.
Veteran, Navy retired (20 years)
Southern by Birth, AMERICAN BY THE GRACE OF GOD!!
Liberal when I was young and stupid, then I saw the light
Your profile shows success and focus. Keep your mind n the positive. Start listening to Abraham Hicks YouTube and LOA.
You still have a job and are still alive. What does not kill you, makes you stronger. You aren’t a slave no matter what the thieving crooked black robed judge says. Prayers and good luck. Sorry about the dog.
I know you are retired. Are you able to work?
It sounds like, temporarily, at least, your wife will receive all of your income after bills are paid. Consider looking into social programs, as many of these sources of money, albeit small, may not count as income. I know all of us here despise these programs, but why should only liberals benefit from them? While the programs are there, if you meet the need, please be open to them.
I am sorry about your dog. Short of a new pet, I can't offer you much as an alternative, save for getting together with friends and family.
Whatever happens, do realize these events, and their repercussions, are temporary.
Prayers for you. However, please remember that God is simply testing you! When the going gets tough, the tough get new puppies. That is the best medicine at this point. ;-)
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