Prayers to stave off a break up

Discussion in 'Prayer requests' started by grimisocks, Dec 8, 2020.

  1. grimisocks

    grimisocks Principalities

    Hi. I've debated posting this request as it's quite personal and I'm feeling very raw, lost and angry too. But here goes....
    My girlfriend of about a year has suddenly, out of the blue broke off our relationship. She says she has to tend to her sick father in another country. This is despite her dad having extended family and his own partner to care for him (ya he's divorced). This may be the true cause, there may be a multitude of reasons or only one, who knows.
    I don't know what I'm asking for here. Of course I want to be together with Elaine but I think I know your responses. If it's Gods will and other nuggets of religious wisdom (sorry for the sarcasm). I'm fighting bowing down to the LORD and uttering those words myself because I want her so much.
    So, just pray for me and pray that I'll get solace in all of this. Thank you all as always. Fran.
  2. AED

    AED Powers

    Praying Fran. I know I have certainly been where you are when I was much younger:) and felt very raw and as if my prayers went unanswered and unfair things kept happening. Finally reluctantly I surrendered and none too graciously either. "Okay Lord. To whom should I go? You have the Words of eternal Life." Almost over night things changed. First in my heart and then my external circumstances. I heard distinctly the Lord say (seemed with a smile and some amusement in His Voice) "Remember this." I have never forgot the lesson. For those who put their trust in Him there is no unanswered prayer. Like children we want what is not always His perfect Will for us. He knows best and He always has a better answer for us than the one we think we need. I am not saying this fits your particular situation right now but the same principles apply. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding. He will direct your path..." (proverbs)
    Just my two cents. And I will pray for you starting now.
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  3. grimisocks

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    That long reply deserves a....reply lol Thank you AED, very thoughtful insights. You should start your own relationship guru type videos on Youtube :)

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  4. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    She should!
    I had a similar experience. Just before my husband and I started dating, maybe 2 months, a man I thought was seriously interested in me dumped me VERY hard. This was a good Catholic man and I was devastated. But I picked up the pieces and it was very soon after that, my now-
    husband followed me around the grocery store parking lot and asked me out for coffee. I knew him already, but I never would have thought. :coffee::):love:
    Go to the grocery store.
  5. grimisocks

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  6. border collie

    border collie Archangels

    Sorry for your situation Grimisocks. If I may suggest something that I have learned with life’s disappointments.
    Try to see everyone and everything as a gift, and when we are in danger of losing our gift, present it to Our Lord as a gift for him, and then trust.
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  7. Don_D

    Don_D ¡Viva Cristo Rey!

    I'll pray for you Fran. These things are tough.
  8. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    :LOL::love: let me know about your grocery store experiences.
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  9. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    Garth Brooks has a song, Thank God for unanswered prayers .
    You may have dodged a bullet. Too soon to see yet.
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  10. Jo M

    Jo M Powers

    True! God always knows when it's time for a chapter to end. Adding my prayers for you, Grimisocks. I am sorry your heart is hurting.
  11. RosaryWielder

    RosaryWielder Hoping to get into the Illuminative stage soon.

    Hang in there, I’m keeping you in my prayers.
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  12. Dolours

    Dolours Guest

    I'm afraid that I have no words of wisdom other than a favourite phrase of my mother's which I never appreciated when she said it: "God never closes a door but he opens a window". If this turns out to be a closed door for you, I pray that you will soon find the open window. I will offer my next Mass for you.
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  13. DesertStar7

    DesertStar7 To Jesus + through Mary @-}---

    Your reaction is absolutely understandable. There's certainly nothing wrong with admitting and expressing your feelings; it'd be unhealthy not to. Give her time and space. If it's meant to be, it'll work out.
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  14. Julia

    Julia Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us.

    Grimsocks, you need to go into a Catholic Church. Kneel down and tell Jesus in the Tabernacle the whole story. Ask Him to help and direct you. He really is able to help at times like this.

    In the meantime God bless you and keep you safely under His Mighty Fatherly Wings.
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  15. Fede

    Fede Archangels

    I will pray for you as well Fran.. i agree with Julia though...try to go speak to our Lord in the Tabernacle. And our Blessed Mother also, she is such a comfort.
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  16. "Quis ut Deus"

    "Quis ut Deus" Powers Staff Member

    Yep absolutely love that song and how strange I now sing sun and rain to my beloved :):love:

    Fran. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers and especially a little prayer to our dear friend Miriam (y)
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  17. padraig

    padraig Powers

    Wow! You're certainly going through a testing at the moment.

    I don't know quite what to pray for here.:)

    I'll pray anyway.:):)
  18. grimisocks

    grimisocks Principalities

    I need to come to the well once again dear people. I'm having more relationship issues. We made up a few days after my original post and I neglected to thank you all for your prayers. But I need your help once more. I won't bare my soul this time, just to say it's a continued episode of the original post. Please offer up a prayer for my intention. The caveat of course, if it's God's will..
  19. Mary's child

    Mary's child Powers

    Continued prayers Grimisocks.
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  20. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    Praying. Take courage.

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