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I Believe In Prayer

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    Help The Preacher!

    I joined a Mega church. Mega churches are large churches that have thousands of members. Hundreds dot the landscape all over urban America and other places too. To me it was like attending a large university. There is so much to get involved in and so many ways to exercise your...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    i am writing aimlessly.

    without a proper idea structure and all. i guess its better this way so i can express freely. Do you believe in prophesies? i've heard this prophecy about my country that it would experience a terrible disaster. i witnessed it and it really tore my heart seeing how that...
    coffeelatte coffeelatte 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I Actually Prayed For My Dog

    This is going to sound silly and maybe even funny but when my dog Kimmi was about 12 years old, I prayed that she would find a friend. She was lonely and had arthritis and other health problems She was beautiful, a snow white Shepherd and Akita mix I was concerned...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    Just to clarify, when I say prayer,

    I'm not referring to praying to "God." I don't believe in "God." Instead, I believe in my own Higher Beings. Why is it when someone prays, others assume it's "God" they're praying to? Anyways, I believe that prayers truly do make a difference in one's life. My version of praying...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I Enjoy My Conversations With God

    I enjoy my conversations with God.  He is the only one who really understands my pain....physical and emotional. Yes, i do believe it is a two way conversation, because i feel his spirit when he answers me with sometimes clarity of a situation, or a suggestion for me to...
    c8lorraine c8lorraine 56-60 10 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Thank Every For Welcome Me Home Evangelist Pastor Susie Houston

    every body iam in huntsville alabama  were i was born now . i do missed every body and talking to you on line  may you all be bless in the lord
    susiehouston susiehouston 56-60, F Jun 2, 2011

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    jesus make me understand ,the world is big, i see so much, i know im small,what can i do?i know i cant do enough, i know u exist and angels too, thats why i pray to u. Heaven feels so near but so far away too, a reason we are here...make me understand more.. the angels...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    The Power Of Prayer

    The power of prayer,Amazes me,It's the answer,To all our woes,If only people knew,The power of prayer,The world would be,A very different place.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    They Say Whatever Words You Say Are Prayers

    My priorities have changed. Today i feel like I need love more than anything. Today I will pray for love. Because being alone is devastating.
    camillealias camillealias 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    Oh God, I Need To Be Invisible

    I hope this makes you laugh. I had a job where I had to travel to small towns on business. I made some enemies one day at a city hall  when I had the nerve to ask for a receipt. They said I had the wrong attitude. From then on, whenever I traveled to the town the...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2010

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    It May Not Always Be In the Way You Want, Or Expect, But God Does Answer Prayer

    My husband is an incredibly hard working, dedicated employee.  He will work himself to death, for his employer. When he began his last job, it looked like a good one...but they kept cutting other jobs, and giving him more and more duties, leaving him with a 10 hour...
    Hmschlof3 Hmschlof3 41-45 2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Blessings

    A random lady who lives four houses from mine came to knock on my door just a couple of days ago. She was a stranger someone I have never even seen before. She introduced herself and explained she wanted to help my family. We are new to the neighborhood and she had heard from...
    Joyce29d Joyce29d 36-40 1 Response Sep 7, 2012

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    Dear God.

    If today i lose my hope,please remind me that your plans are better than my dreams.
    hishamocampo hishamocampo 22-25, M Aug 26, 2013

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    John Andrew Ford New Zealand Cheated My Husband

    My husband brought a van for his bread run. He financed it thru  GE MoneyHe was told to purchase a pay protection insuranceThis he did and it was about $5000.He had  serious injury, which made him unable to walk  and was in extreme pain.He rang John Andrew Ford and told them...
    bearfacedliars bearfacedliars 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    The Prison Doors Opened

    I was a member of a small prayer group.  One day a lady asked us if we could pray for her son who was in prison. He was in his thirties at the time. When he was seventeen he was riding in a car with some other people who decided to commit a burglary. He had nothing to...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2010

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    Every Day Part of Life

    My best friend was diagnosed with kidney failure , spent three days a week in dialysis  in and out of the hospital  and came close to losing her baby .... in august of 2006 she got on the donors list for a transplant .  not even a few weeks later we were on the...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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    Its Not All About the Huge Miracles

    its not always about the huge ways in which God has answered our prayers as not all of us will experience a huge miracle. if we stop and concentrate and pray with faith, its amazing how many of those little insignificant prayers that God answeres. if we practise having faith when...
    lostandfound101 lostandfound101 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    Indeed!!!!!!!!

    I believe too many people give up on prayer because they feel that God doesn't answer their prayers......God always answers prayers, but like any other good parent, sometimes the answer is "No"..   Penny Webb
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Pray For Mariah

    I have been a member of this group for some time. I really do believe in prayer. Prayer has given me many miracles in my life and the life of my family and friends. Prayer people,please pray for my neice's little daughter. She is just a little teen girl having a big surgery this...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    ...a Vase For Mommys...

    SOMEONE ONCE SAID....GOD HAS A VASE FOR OUR TEARS....BUT YOU KNOW GOD HAS A MOMMY VASE...ITS A BEAUTIFUL VASE WITH ROSES  AND ITS FOR MOMMYS TEARS....SO MOMMYS REMEMBER THAT AND KEEP THAT IN MIND....WHEN I CRY FOR MY CHILDREN ...I SAY "GOD....VASE OVERFLOWING!!"
    ILUVUGHOST ILUVUGHOST 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    pinkbutterfly777 pinkbutterfly777 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    Prayer Works

    I believe in prayer because it has worked in my life over and over again!  was driving and had a terrible multiple-car-crash! There were at least 4 and maybe more vehicles involved; mine was one! My daughter, who was only five at the time,  was severly injured and given...
    samaritan samaritan 61-65, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    I love how Muslims pray.

    Bowing and prostrating to GOD alone. And none other than GOD
    DeaniDevon DeaniDevon 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Prayer Is the Food of the Soul

    On this unique site I have observed a deep spiritual feeling amongst most individuals. As we seek solace and comfort in prayer for ourselves and others.  We are quite a spiritual and altruistic bunch. We all realize and understand the power of prayer.
    jophene jophene 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    A Beautiful Prayer!

    (Sharing a beautiful prayer received from a friend)O Lord! help me to say words of truth in the face of the mighty....... And to refrain from speaking ill in order to gain the applause of the weak...And do not let me accuse my adversaries of treachery because their opinions...
    123friend 123friend 36-40, M 8 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Father I have so many missing pieces from my

    broken heart I have nothing left to bring you....you will need to grow me a new heart. *Jesus taking the last piece of my broken heart and plants it in the soil of his ressurrecting healing love. He then cries as He knows and shares my pain and His tears water my heart. His...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Faith, Hope, And Charity

    Praying is my personal private time when I let my guard down. I gather my thoughts, and I seek guidance. My heart, mind, and soul is open, and I'm able to express myself. Prayers are asked, and blessings are given. I believe with all that I am, and my faith is...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    She Will Pray But She Won't Obey

    A woman asked me to help her in her political campaign. She was a difficult woman but a prayerful one and actually prayed me in to do the job. If I do something, I do above and beyond the job asked, and she knew it. I worked very hard for the campaign, even making videos for the...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Court

    going to court next week for a bs restraining order my wife has put on me. lawyer say we got no problem but seem to me that liars do better in real world than a honest person. i haven't been on here long and no one really knows me but i pride myself in being truthful. even on...
    deerslayersg deerslayersg 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    God I feel like you are taking everything from

    me...but I trust you have enough to cover my nakedness with the finest robes.
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I Can Feel Everything

    And that's the most advantageous and disadvantageous ability at the same time. I love to meet people. I love to make them happy. I'm happy when they're happy. I'm proud when they achieved something. That's just me. Whatever vibes surround me will affect me. I'm still having the...
    iamSTAR iamSTAR 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    Have Faith

     Prayers get me through everything.Every night, I pray and nightmares rarely surface.Also before every test, I pray and I manage to pass or do better than what I initially thought. Little blessings and miracles are happening each day.
    Wasurenaide Wasurenaide 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    Only In Time....

    Let us pray Father God I am just learning how to pray, so bear with me First I thank you for the life of everyone that's here with me Then I thank you for the love you give me, why? I don't know; I don't deserve it, and it hurts inside Many a nights I cried, and called your name...
    Orlemdrop Orlemdrop 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    I drag myself to the cross again.

    ..all my other hiding places are gone. I can't hide in getting drunk out of my gord or sexing to mask my wounds. I can't find refuge in a person to suck the life out of, to make them defend and nourish me. And I can't keep running away cause my shoes are already worn through and...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Calling all prayer warriors!!! I believe in the power of prayer! I believe prayer moves the hand of God! Update: My father-in-law: He is down to his last 6 radiation...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Pray pray pray for peace in the world! (1 John 5:14), (Psalm 34:15), (Psalm 130:2), (1 Peter 3:12), (James 5:16) Crusade Prayer (164) Prayer of Peace for Nations: O Jesus bring...
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    I have this prayer, it is filled with questions that are seemingly never answered. I pray for answers all of the time and my prayers go something like this; Why? Why have you left...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I definitely believe in the power of prayer. Also, I definitely believe God is in control in all of the situations in our lives. That said, I I have a prayer request. We own a...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I need to say this: I believe in "God" but I don't believe in "God". I believe there is more to life than Ego; so yes I believe in spirit and the power of creation. I don't believe...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I would ask those of my friends that believe in the power of prayer to pray for a health concern that I have. A few months ago doctors discovered a lump on my lungs. They believe...
    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F 16 Responses Aug 25

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Prayer has kept me going through tough times in my life when I felt lost and no place to go.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am a living testimony to prove that no weapon formed against shall prosper. Every day when I pray it helps remind me of all the things I have to be grateful for as well as the...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Lord God, I look to you and pray that tomorrow may be safe, civil and coordinated. Please guide us and nudge me in the right directions. Lord, please hear my prayer...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    AND THEY SAY THAT MIRACLES DON'T HAPPEN IN OUR LIVES... ARE YOU SURE? Yesterday I felt drawn to give a call to my friend at home (I am talking about Kate - the nurse). She is in...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 Responses Sep 7

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM! I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 8

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 8

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 1 Response Sep 8

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 1 Response Sep 8

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