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We Have A New Prayer Request

03 Nov

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ
I lift up my daughter Leslie to you who not only is battling addiction to OxyContin but is seriously ill with a potentially fatal blood disorder that has cost me all of my retirement savings. I am hiding this from my husband, her step father and I feel so desperate and alone. My husband has Parkinson’s disease and stress makes it worse so I try to hide her problems and mine from him. . Please pray that Leslie is freed from this addiction and that Jesus will heal her body, mind and spirit once and for all,

With deepest gratitude and a mothers broken heart I ask for intercession for my child

Sheila

 
41 Comments

Posted by on November 3, 2014 in Christianity, Faith, Religion

 

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41 responses to “We Have A New Prayer Request

  1. Sue C.

    November 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Prayer lifted for you, your daughter, and the whole situation. The Lord says it is His peace He gives to us. May you bask in His peace and comfort.

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    • Sue C.

      November 3, 2014 at 1:11 pm

      My prayer was directed for Sheila, her family, and daughter.

      Liked by 1 person

       
  2. realchange4u

    November 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Reblogged this on realchange4u and commented:
    Please pray for this family.

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  3. Levi Thetford

    November 3, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    This is not my daughter but a prayer request that came into me!!!

    Liked by 5 people

     
  4. bill theunfetteredpreacher cote

    November 3, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    As you read

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  5. wingedprisms

    November 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    praying.

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  6. teaamongfriends

    November 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Praying for your family.

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  7. christielambert83

    November 3, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Sheila…praying for you and Leslie today…our Father is near to the broken-hearted – I am praying that you will feel His presence and His strength.

    Liked by 2 people

     
  8. kiwiskan

    November 3, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    praying for Sheila…

    Liked by 1 person

     
  9. Elaine

    November 3, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    praying for Sheila and her daughter

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  10. Old Things R New

    November 3, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Sheila, even in our most alone times, God is always near. Praying for your family.

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  11. Christina Chase

    November 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Praying for Sheila, her daughter, and her husband. I pray that she may find a good confidant – friend, neighbor, minister, support group member – that will wipe the tears from her eyes and encourage her along the way as she bears her burden with Christ. May the sorrow of the Cross yield forth the abundance of God’s mercy and love and newness of life for her and her family.
    Pax Christi

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  12. nuvofelt

    November 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Adding my voice of prayer for Sheila and her family. Thanks for sharing Levi.

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  13. ropheka

    November 3, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    Your request is on my daiy morning prayer list.I am praying for you as well.

    Liked by 1 person

     
  14. Garden Walk Garden Talk

    November 3, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    I feel for Sheila as she carries the weight of these burdens. I wish her strength. I wish for her daughter to have willpower.

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  15. Julie Harris

    November 3, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    Lifting this family up in prayer.

    Liked by 2 people

     
    • Levi Thetford

      November 3, 2014 at 9:25 pm

      This family needs our prayers, Julie. Thank you!!!

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  16. pray2christ

    November 3, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    I agree in prayer that God will give Sheila’s daughter Leslie that much needed breakthrough that they needed. Christ be with them. All the works of darkness begone from this family in the name of Jesus. Amen.

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  17. leneijapan

    November 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Prayers said.

    Liked by 1 person

     
  18. tellthetruth1

    November 3, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    I’ve just read about what OxyContin is. Was gonna ask you, Levi, but thought I ought not to be lazy. No wonder this poor woman is crying out for prayer. You better believe I’ll pray.

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    • Levi Thetford

      November 3, 2014 at 6:52 pm

      Thank you dear Jenn

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      • tellthetruth1

        November 3, 2014 at 6:59 pm

        You’re welcome, sweetheart. Called out for Caleb and all my other loved ones on here and elsewhere, too. God be with you, Brother.

        Say, d’ya know if Melissa is all right? mprezzer, as she’s known, blog-wise…

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        • Levi Thetford

          November 3, 2014 at 7:12 pm

          Melissa is doing fine. I talk to her almost every day. She has backed off blogging for awhile. She had too much on her plate. She’s my girl. I’ve adopted her as another of my kids. Lol.

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          • tellthetruth1

            November 3, 2014 at 7:15 pm

            Pass on my love to her, if you don’t mind. Tell her she’s in my prayers πŸ™‚ Cheers, Levi, for that news.

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  19. lulu

    November 3, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    Oh boy, life is not good for everyone. Thanks for sharing someone else’s need, Levi.

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  20. Levi Thetford

    November 3, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    She really needs our prayers. Have a safe trip back to Houston!!!

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  21. The True Light!

    November 3, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    May the strength of the Lord help bring the end of this child’s strife…in the name of the Savior, Amen!

    TTL

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  22. Elizabeth Mendiola

    November 3, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    praying for you, Sheila!

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  23. a gentle iconoclast

    November 3, 2014 at 8:52 pm

    Dear Sheila, may the Lord strengthen and deliver and help Leslie, your husband, and you!

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  24. The Gospel of Barney

    November 3, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    My prayers Levi, for Leslie and Sheila, a parent’s love knows no bounds!

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  25. deborah ann

    November 3, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    Prayers for deliverance and healing for this precious family. In Jesus name I pray. Amen

    Liked by 1 person

     
  26. Moore to ponder

    November 4, 2014 at 1:29 am

    I am praying.

    Liked by 1 person

     
  27. Gentle Breeze

    November 4, 2014 at 3:51 am

    I too have prayed and asked our loving God to wrap the family together and individually within His loving embrace.
    Julia

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  28. SLIMJIM

    November 4, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Wow so heart breaking. I am praying for this family

    Liked by 1 person

     
    • Levi Thetford

      November 4, 2014 at 5:15 pm

      It is very heart breaking. There are so many cases like this and I receive many prayer requests. I thought I would start posting some of them.

      Liked by 1 person

       

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