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As a mother to a soon to be 18 year old and a soon to be 20 year old, that is an important question. There is a new chapter out there.
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I would like prayers for me as I struggle with my teens growing older and how this changes my life. I am not sure what happens after they are all grown up!

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Yes, we will pray.
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I am a single mother of 3 and I am struggling fiancialy and with my obesity. If you could pray that these improve I would be greatful.


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The victims in Boston.

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A man in my church who suffered a stroke.

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Prayers for the families affected by the shootings this week. Especially, families of the victims.
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You are in my prayers. You did the best you could and did what you thought was right at the time. Now you know better. Maybe you can let your children know how sorry you are for what has happened. Do you have a pastor or counselor you can talk to about all your feelings?
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I really need prayers for myself as I go through a divorce. I pray that it will be quick and peaceful! Thank you also for praying for my children. I know that I made a mistake getting married while they were still young. I gave them a horrible step father! I am so sad and sorry about that! Now they are teens! I lost time, but I know that God is faithful and just, and that we will all be ok! Thank you! Peace and Prayers! emoticon

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Pray for your pastor and others in ministry. It can be difficult work and sometimes very draining. Pray also for your pastor's family, especially your pastor's spouse.
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Praying.
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Praying your daughter finds comfort and healing in her new life and with the new diagnosis.



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Please pray for DD - she is going through a divorce and will be moving this weekend. She has just been possibly diagnosed with an additional diagnosis to depression...

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.



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Praying for Hank to find joy and inspiration in his new job.



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Prayers needed for my husband Hank as he transitions from one job to another. Thanks for the prayers for Tom healing after surgery and a broken wrist. He is doing much better!


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Prayers for all of us working towards our goals.
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Continued prayers for healing.



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Tom's leg surgery went well. We are going home today. He has several weeks of recovery at home. That will be hard because he still cannot get around much. He will be going home with a wheelchair, a walker, and crutches. All outfitted so he can use them with a cast on his arm. It will be a tough few weeks, but I know that really it is just a few weeks.

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I will be praying for both these concerns.



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I will pray too. We had a nice service at church this morning and I am thankful that my kids got to ring in the new year at Camp Mechuwana (the Maine Methodist youth camp). They had communion at 1am!!

Please pray for my son Tom. He is having surgery on his leg at Shriner's Hospital in Springfield, MA on Wednesday. I am praying for a successful operation, and a speedy recovery, and I am trusting our Heavenly Father!

Happy New Year!!
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My husband has a part time job that can grow into full time. Its something that is very different from what he has done before. Thanks for the prayers and continue to keep us in your prayers. We are still in transition.
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Jen, Praying.

Challenger, thanks for the prayers for Hubby. He did make it to the VA and I did blog about it.



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I will do that.

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Please pray for me.

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She is a good person and I have known her for about 35 years.



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Will pray for all concerned, Cathy. Being part of a step situation, I understand there can be many side concerns...

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Requesting prayers for my step children's mother. She was diagnosed with colon cancer today. The prognosis is good, but she also has a heart condition.



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Praying. I also lit a healing candle in our candle site.



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for my mom, please, for ongoing health and financial issues

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.



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Praying.


The memorial service was very nice. I am feeling better today.



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Prayers for the family of the dear woman who was an example for my sparkfriend, and also for Bev to be able to go to her new church services.

I would also ask for you to pray for a woman and her children that I met last night. Our church has "adopted" the Domestic Violence Center in our city and I went to volunteer for a few hours last night. I have been through some bad times in my life, but nothing like what this young woman is going through. So sweet and such sweet children.

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That I will go to mynew Church services this comeing Sunday.Bev.

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I received a facebook message from a friend that her mother died of a massive heart attack. Enola was 67 years old, lived on Pepsi and chips and used a scooter for the last 20 years. She too was a great friend for several years. She helped me be a good mama to my baby while I was still a teenager. I will never forget her kindness.

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Thank you so much. The memorial service was this afternoon and it was such a blessing to hear about this dear lady. I only knew her the past two years; she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at age 59 only three years ago.

Our choir sang and I took plenty of kleenex; I didn't want to be up in front of people and crying - I took a BOX! and was able to share. The husband is one of our two pianists and he was pleased with the choir's performance.

God certainly allowed many blessings for all of us who were hurting this afternoon.

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Prayers going up!

I would also ask that my sparkfriends on this team keep one of our pianists and his family in your prayers over the next week. He lost his dear wife to Alzheimer's last night...

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please keep my son and there class members in your prayers they left on there Band trip this morning and i will worry till they are home on thursday

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I am so glad. God is good.

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Surgery went well and she is doing okay. Thank you!



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I will be praying.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.



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DD has outpatient surgery in the morning. Prayer request for quick healing for her.

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I will be praying.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.



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Praying for wisdom as you seek to find the path God is leading you.

Requesting prayers for Hubby and me also regarding his health issues.

Met with VA today. It looks promising that Hubby may be eligible for benefits and medical help. The young combat medic seemed optimistic he might be 100% eligible which would also qualify me for medical too.

After I got sick and no longer could work, I lost our insurance benefits. Now that hubby only has medicare he is being treated like a second class citizen. Since I pay cash for my doctors appt. I noticed the same thing happen to me. I think God is trying to point us in a different direction, so I too need clarity and forward momentum. Hubby is very ill. I do not want to lose him to the war he fought 40 years ago.



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I am sending prayers of clarity and peace to you.
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Prayers are needed for me as I make a very important Church change. thanks. Bev.

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please keep a dear friends father in your prayers he has been fighting cancer and now they are wanting to take his gallbladder out also please keep myself in your prayers struggling with some tough choices which is giving me a lot of stress which is causing my ulcers to act up

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Thank you!



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Please accept my prayers and sympathy for family during this time of loss.

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Thank you. He had a anneurisym and died sometime last night. DIL is pretty shook up. Requesting prayers of support and peace for the family.



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Sending healing prayers and good thoughts!

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Requesting prayers for DIL's cousin, Ryan, who collapsed and is in hospital on life support.



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I am so sorry your son is sick. I will say a prayer.



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please keep my little boy in your prayers he is sick this morning with a fever and sinus infection we just cant seem to get him better this year he started preschool and has caught everything that goes around ( 4 stomach flus and this is 4th cold )

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I will keep your husband in my prayers.

Nancy from another SP team is frightened due to lumps in her breast

Barb from another SP team, just had a mastectomy.

So please keep our SP friends in your prayers too.



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Prayers please for my husband, as the dentist has discovered a lump on his tongue that could be cancer, so we are off to the dr tomorrow to start finding out what he has

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I can't blame him for wanting his family with him on his only day off. So it might be wise to plan in advance what you are going to do on his day off. Maybe you could take turns choosing a family activity for his Saturdays. He might be willing to share as long as you all can be together.

Talk to your kids too. If you can encourage them to show him a lot of respect, he might be more cooperative about them doing things with their friends on his day off. Or...bring the friends along.

I really don't know your situation. I just know that establishing a pattern of talking and listening really helps to iron out problems. Also, once everything was agreed on, I wrote it down so there would be no misunderstandings and posted it on the fridge.

One other strategy I used during those years that I loved that has nothing to do with your issues was my method to get the kids talk quietly and respectfully in the car. I started this when we were on the way to something they wanted to do. They had started shouting, so I pulled over and sat staring straight forward till they all started asking me what was wrong. I told them they were too loud and it wasn't safe for me to drive. When they were done, I would start driving. Of course then they all started shushing each other. I kept sitting. Finally, they got it and zipped their mouths. I pulled out and drove until the bickering started again. We must have pulled over five times that trip. It was such an effective manuever, that one of the neighbor kids told his cousin to shut up or I would pull over and we would never get to the skating rink. I never had to say a word or even look at anyone after that first time. I did do a lot of pulling over for several months. Then all I had to do was put the blinker on.

It is so much fun being a mother and watching our children learn and grow from good examples. It sure beat the screaming and threatening and disciplining I did before that.



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What a great idea. Maybe I can get everyone to agree, but one other element is that my husband is a truck driver, so timing can be difficult as well. It seems that he really wants all of us to revolve around his schedule constantly and when he is home he wants us to cater to him because we get to do what ever we want all week long, and he is only home one day a week. Unfortunately that one day is Saturday and lots of stuff happens on the weekends. Argh!

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Blended families are complicated and teens are always striving to be independent. Yes, I remember those years. One thing we used to do was have a Sunday sit down. We would all gather around the table and I would set the timer for two minutes. Whoever had the timer could spill their guts for two minutes or pass. No one was allowed to interrupt, argue or even speak until the timer made it to them. We kept passing the timer around the table several times until everyone had their say and was willing to leave the table peacefully. Hubby and I also only had two minutes to speak when it was our turn and we also did not speak when it was not our turn. Sometimes the kids even said nice things about each other or would apologize. Sometimes I apologized after hearing them out. You would be amazed. Good luck on lessening the friction. Be sure to read all you can about blended families. It will help.

Continued prayers for all of us.



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I am praying my Sisters! Tom and Ben did not make the team this year, but I hope that they wont give up. They are only in 6th grade. Sara has not been able to speak well for months now. The specialist says she has swollen vocal chords and that a couple of weeks of silence (not even a whisper because that is harder on your vocal chords than talking) should clear it up. She's 14, I cannot keep her quiet.

The disharmony in our home comes mostly from the tension between my children and their stepfather. It can be awful. I think about leaving often.

You and your families and your friends and all cancer patients are in my prayers.

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Jen169, that almost sounds like my daughter and son, They both tell Me that they love each other, my son says' I love my sisiter(Linda) but she has a "problem" and my daughter says I love my brother(JR)(Floyd Jr.) but, he needs to treat me with respect, I think respect is what she told me. But, they are Adults in their 40's, my son is 47 and my daughter is 45, they have now children of their own that are adults in their 20's... I'll join you all in prayer for your requests and would like you to also join me in prayer for my adult children.

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Praying for peace and respect between your children and husband, health for your daughter and success for your son and his friend.


I too have a prayer request. My Spark friend Braveone92 is undergoing surgery this morning for invasive breast cancer. Also, Friday is apparently World Cancer Day. So requesting prayers for Barb and for healing for all cancer patients.



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Right now I am praying that my son makes the basketball team at his school. I am also praying for my daughter to get her voice back. It has been a long time. I am praying for peace in my home. I love my husband and I love my children. They don't like each other.

Mostly right now, I just pray that my son makes the team. His friend Ben too.

Thanks for joining me in prayer.

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Aww- I'm sorry to hear that, will pray for the families!

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Requesting prayers for my DIL's dad. His name is Don. The chemo did not work and he is going on Hospice today. All my step-children live near each other and are consequently close to him. So prayers for them and both sets of grandsons as they struggle with this sad time.



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Praying for Leah and Madga. May the medical community make good decisions, and may both families find comfort in God.



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Prayers for Magda

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I am asking for prayers for a friend of mine that just discovered she has thyroid cancer. Her name is Magda and I pray that her medical team will find strength and knowledge in God and that Magda and her family will know and feel God's love.

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Most everybody on this team does not really know me that well I don't think since I don't post a whole lot, but I did want to put a prayer request out for my daughter. My wife and I have to take her to a place near Indy to have a test done. My wife and are confident that with prayer that things will be ok.

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Thank you so much for your prayers. Now my kids just need to figure out what to feed her and what not to feed her. I think for the most part her diet is good, except for the sugary bribes to sit on the toilet, but I think that because of the weaker teeth on her mother's side of the family, they need to figure out what vitamins are not processing properly. Kind of like my vitamin D deficiency. I do and eat everything properly, but for some reason am not processing it correctly.



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I'm glad things went well, then??

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Thank you. Caitlin had 5 fillings, a root canal and a crown. She was pretty woozy when I went to see her, but started perking up and ate yogurt and applesauce. She kept holding her face.



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U got it!!

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Please pray. My youngest granddaughter is going under anesthesia tomorrow to have 6 teeth worked on. She is only 2 1/2.

I am asking for her health and well being and wisdom for the doctors.



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