The Byzantine Forum
Newest Members
G Craig Dunford, hydra, Kind, Augoustinos, Poliscifi
5607 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 62 guests, and 454 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Latest Photos
Byzantine Nebraska
Church of the Holy Trinity (UGCC) - Brazil
Papal Audience 10 November 2017
Upgraded Russian icon corner
Russian Greek Catholic Global Congress
Forum Statistics
Forums26
Topics34,761
Posts412,087
Members5,607
Most Online2,716
Jun 7th, 2012
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
A woman my path crossed today? #411533 05/18/15 07:09 PM
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 10,930
Pani Rose Offline OP
Member
OP Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 10,930
Prayers for a woman, as we crossed paths today, she asked for God's mercy. Her daughter is 23, passing on to heaven because of an extremely rare form of cancer. As we talked, myself feeling like a real dummy, she shared in there her husband died eleven years ago. Then her son, who would be around thirty, was murdered. She said I'm going home to share a meal with my thirteen year old. MERCY, THERE IS ONLY GOD'S MERCY, GRACE, AND LOVE FOR THE BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, WHO KNOWS THE DEEPEST GRIEF! I didnt get her name, but our Good God knows!

Re: A woman my path crossed today? [Re: Pani Rose] #411534 05/18/15 07:56 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 10,910
Alice Offline
Moderator
Member
Offline
Moderator
Member
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 10,910
Lord have mercy on this woman!

Re: A woman my path crossed today? [Re: Pani Rose] #411640 05/26/15 12:35 PM
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 2,532
Porter Offline
Member
Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 2,532
Pani Rose, What a blessed encounter..no accident for sure. I am sure you brightened her day. Adding my prayers for her.

Last edited by Porter; 05/26/15 12:38 PM.
Re: A woman my path crossed today? [Re: Pani Rose] #411684 05/30/15 03:25 AM
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 9,962
I
Irish Melkite Offline
Global Moderator
Member
Offline
Global Moderator
Member
I
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 9,962
Prayers that the Theotokos, mother of Our Lord and all of us, give blessed peace to the Lord's handmaiden, this nameless woman, comforting her and holding her as she deals with these burdens.

And, Lord, in Your gracious mercy, give comfort and strength also to her young daughter as she faces the impending loss of her big sister, and, in Your infinite kindness, let that big sister come to You without suffering and take her to a place of light and love, that she may know everlasting peace.


"One day all our ethnic traits ... will have disappeared. Time itself is seeing to this. And so we can not think of our communities as ethnic parishes, ... unless we wish to assure the death of our community."

The Byzantine Forum provides message boards for discussions focusing on Eastern Christianity (though discussions of other topics are welcome). The views expressed herein are those of the participants and may or may not reflect the teachings of the Byzantine Catholic or any other Church. The Byzantine Forum and the www.byzcath.org site exist to help build up the Church but are unofficial, have no connection with any Church entity, and should not be looked to as a source for official information for any Church. All posts become property of byzcath.org. Contents copyright - 1996-2019 (Forum 1998-2019). All rights reserved.
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3