September 20, 2014
Please pray for my sister who does not have a relationship with our family and all but two of her old friends. She got married a few years ago, and he and his family have convinced her that we don't love her, that she was abused (she wasn't), & we 'claim to love God' but we worship the devil...? They live on the opposite coast from us and have threatened if we try to see her, they will have us arrested. She has always been very close to our family, but now refuses to speak to any of us because we don't like her husband now. My parents and grandmother are having a terrible, terrible time with it all and miss her so much. They want her back, but don't know what to do. I, as her sister, love her and want her back, but I'm more angry that she has done all of this and put our family through this than anything else. Please pray that God steps in and takes care of this situation. They have her where we can't get to her, but God can. She isn't in a mentally safe or healthy situation, and God is truly the only one who can help her. Please ask Him that if any of us as individuals need to do something that He gives us the strength to do so. Please pray that my family stays strong and that God puts peace on all of their hearts. Please pray that God brings her home.
September 19, 2014
My husband is not able to let go of resentment and lives in the past. We have gone through counceling for two years and he is on a downhill slope with his emotions and feelings for our marriage. He says he cannot do this anymore as he cannot eat, sleep, or function because he is completely unhappy. Please pray for him to find Jesus in all of this. Please pray for a miracle of saving our marriage and restoring it to a newness that we have never experienced. Pray that we both have assurance that staying in our marriage is the right choice. Pray that my husband recognize that life is about choices and that is how people change. Thank you.
September 19, 2014
Please pray for Rodney. His wife, of 33 years, just passed away. He said the quietness in his apartment is deafening. Prayer for him to survive this difficult time of adjustment.
September 17, 2014
I have recently left an abusive relationship that lasted 4 years. My boyfriend has always been controlling and jealous and emotionally abusive, but things got worse when his 8 year old son died a year and a half ago (so he needs prayers too!) Our relationship has deteriorated steadily to the point where my son (who lives with us) spends most of his day hiding in his room with his head buried to not hear the fighting. He belittles me, accuses me of everything possible, demeans me, threatens me, lies to me, everything that can destroy a relationship. I have stuck with him for so long not only because I love him and believe that I made a commitment to him but because I was always scared to leave. When things got physically violent, I stayed at a shelter but he found me and I have always tried to protect the people that shelter me when I leave. I have gotten to the end of my line..... I cannot live like this anymore. I cannot go to church without accusations, work meetings are out of the question, going to the store without him is a big no-no. I don't eat or sleep well because my anxiety has increased to debilitating levels. I left him yesterday and am staying with my parents. My son is torn, he was just getting used to a new school (he's now in middle school), but knows the relationship is toxic for both of us. I need prayers to stay on the right path, to keep making decisions that are healthy for my son and for myself. Thank you.
September 16, 2014
Just over two years ago I was blessed to have a wonderful family join my earlier childhood group. I have worked really hard with this family and child. Now out of any of my control the mother has lost her job and the child will no longer be coming to my program. It is a huge loss for everyone. I pray the best for this child and her family but also for the rest of us that is losing a really good friend. I am very sad but I pray that another blessing is coming to join us really soon and the that God has this in his plans. Trusting and not worrying is really hard this change is going to be hard all around. Bless us again I pray