Faith

A Prayer For Broken or Strained Relationships

A Prayer For Broken or Strained RelationshipsI’ve been extremely reflective in regards to some recent relationships that have gone awry.

I have been unconstructively ruminating over offensive situations, to the point where I  have had consecutive nights of vivid dreams about loved ones who I no longer share a healthy relationship with.

My sub-conscious has been speaking to me.

I’ve wondered, “why can’t I just get this person out of my head?” I’ve searched my heart to check if there was some residue of unforgiveness still left in me for these people. And I can truly say there is not.

So I continue to pray for my loved ones who I need to love from a distance. But I can truly say there has been an unsettling feeling that I’ve gotten because of that. And it dawned on me today why I have felt unsettled.

I realized that I have felt unsettled, not because I was harboring unforgiveness or because God was prompting me to reconcile, but simply because I have been rejected. Rejected by people who I have loved well, who I have prayed fervently for, who I have honored with my love. It is one thing to be rejected by an outsider, or a job; it is another thing to be rejected by family or people who vowed to love you as such.

God spoke to me about this rejection while I was doing a simple, mundane task– as He so often does. I was pruning my house plants. I went to get my scissors to chop off the dead parts of my plants. As I was pruning one particularly, large plant, the dead parts began to simply fall away at my touch. I did not even need my scissors. And God said to me, “only things that are dead can fall away so easily.”

That gave me tremendous peace. I realized that it wasn’t so much that I was mourning healthy ties that I desired to keep. I knew these relationships were fragile, unhealthy, and one-sided.

I was more so offended that people opted to fall away from me. God reminded me that relationships that are ordained by Him, that are healthy, and conducive to my Spiritual Walk, will not so easily wither and fall away.

If you are having trouble maneuvering through hurt feelings, I encourage you to lift up this prayer that is helping me:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for Your love. Thank You for teaching me how to love.

I thank You for all the good, healthy, loving people you have placed in my circle–both birth family, and chosen family.

Lord, help me pray for those who have not loved me well. Give me Your Peace, as I learn who I need to love at a distance to safeguard my heart and my well-being.

Help me get passed the offense and help me to love in spite of.

Give me the grace to forgive. The wisdom to know when to reconcile. And the willingness to find closure in the absence of an apology.

Thank You for reminding me that every person who does not love me well, only gives me a greater capacity to love others better.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Sophia Vilceus

Sophia Vilceus

Visit her at sophia-sunshine.com
Sophia Sunshine Vilceus is the author of “The Last Pew: Journeying Back to God’s Will After an Affair”, available on Amazon. She's a Christian Writer and English Educator currently based in Maryland.
Sophia Vilceus
334 Comments

334 Comments

  1. William Zimunya

    May 18, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Sharon Sibanda

  2. William Zimunya

    May 18, 2017 at 9:51 am

    Judith Marumirofa

  3. Beverly D Smith

    May 9, 2017 at 11:24 pm

    Amen!!!

  4. Cammie B Jeffress

    May 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    So true.

  5. Sel-Zolah TjiveZe

    May 5, 2017 at 12:56 am

    I agree and humbly plea to the Hod of our days. Please touch every broken relationships for the sake of children. Amen

  6. Rosh Hugo

    May 4, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    Suzette De Leon Decena Raizel Leuterio

  7. Lacrisha Scott

    May 4, 2017 at 8:14 pm

    Arch Bishop All Black

  8. Mary Stokes

    May 4, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    Amen amen

  9. Awurabena Sekyi

    May 4, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    AMEN!….GOD BLESS YOU

  10. Chinyere Sylvester

    May 4, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    I am tired. I have loved from a distance and he left me for a foreign lady. How did you want me to love again from a distance? I gave trial to the one close to me, but it is not what i expect to see. Right now, i just want to stay away from men in order to ignore the silly and senseless preaching of some worthless men.

  11. Samantha Lackay

    May 4, 2017 at 9:36 am

    I need to this right know

  12. Amalia Huses

    May 4, 2017 at 9:08 am

    AMEN I agree

  13. Sandra Taylor

    May 4, 2017 at 8:20 am

    Well said. Know it well. The issue I still wrangle with, it seems, is when its God ordained but became unhealthy due to the other backsliding and became nonconducive to my spiritual health

  14. Tesha Chandler

    May 4, 2017 at 5:36 am

    Brandy Williamson

  15. Ronabelle M. Villanueva

    May 4, 2017 at 5:36 am

    Amen. So true…

  16. Dewina Cameron

    May 4, 2017 at 4:07 am

    Sarita Verma

  17. Sandi Bills Swackhamer

    May 4, 2017 at 3:47 am

    I am praying for the wisdom to know how to walk away from a person who I have loved and trusted for 20+ years.

  18. Nicki Diehl Houston

    May 4, 2017 at 2:41 am

    Beautiful and encouraging

  19. Terisa Yoder Simmons

    May 4, 2017 at 2:29 am

    Emily

  20. Aaron McCoy

    May 4, 2017 at 2:23 am

    It’s the distance that’s the problem!

  21. Ronalyn Riano Salando

    May 4, 2017 at 2:07 am

    Cyrel Tabuldan

  22. Opeyemi Akinfe

    May 4, 2017 at 1:51 am

    This is a wonderful piece, thanks so much for this. God bless your ministry

  23. Beth Foster-Collier

    May 4, 2017 at 1:42 am

    Ellen Randolph

  24. Phyllis Richard

    May 4, 2017 at 1:36 am

    Yes I agree strongly! It’s very hurtful and painful when you loved family and division has changed how you feel. Only God can restore the relationship, however the best thing is keep some distance. The relationship will never be the same.

    • Lupe Fonua Hill

      May 4, 2017 at 1:48 pm

      Precisely! There’s always a time when things will change. In the meantime we have and must carry on with our own lives…I’m learning this as I travel on with this experience in my life.😊

    • Chinyere Sylvester

      May 4, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      The relationship can never be the same. Trust and love has been betrayed and so staying apart for a while can heal but not completely

  25. Victoria Grace Rizkallah

    May 4, 2017 at 1:23 am

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  26. Corrine Stoltenberg

    May 4, 2017 at 12:44 am

    I have had my relationship with my 17 and 22 year old granddaughters broken due to disrespect. I refuse to be disrespected in my own house, so all I can do is pray for them and love them from afar

    • JoAnn Smith

      May 4, 2017 at 4:00 am

      I know how you feel I gave my children and grandchildren to the Lord I’m just called to pray for them God will do the rest

    • Corrine Stoltenberg

      May 4, 2017 at 4:18 am

      Amen I feel like that also

  27. Kara Diane

    May 4, 2017 at 12:38 am

    Amen!

  28. Leahfe Fabros

    May 4, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Pls pray for me and my husband. I lost my trust on him. He keeps on lying to me, small or big things. I dont know why..

  29. My-my Borakay

    May 4, 2017 at 12:20 am

    In Jesus name Amen.

  30. Dorothy Green

    May 3, 2017 at 11:35 pm

    Agreed .

  31. Vernell Miller

    May 3, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    Indeed some people means you no good!

  32. Katherine Hall

    May 3, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    So true

  33. That is SO true. There comes a time when you must choose stabilty and to be healthy yourself. So many people are dieing so that toxic people around them can live.

  34. Regina Martinez

    May 3, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    So many have hurt me i forgave.Now i love from a distance.Yes love from afar.amen

  35. Stacia Beall

    May 3, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    CoDenna O’neil

  36. Carolyn Yates

    May 3, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    I agree on that
    That what i always say

  37. Elva Gonzalez

    May 3, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    This is saying what I feel. In a way I know that this way of living will help me understand how to love and understand my family more. Amen

  38. Nicola Gaskin

    May 3, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    Amen to that

  39. Alexis Jayne

    May 3, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    Alyssa Fleming Austin

  40. Tyra Stovall

    May 3, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Thank you for this great read. Amen. #Grateful#Blessed#Loved

  41. Shalom Anne

    May 3, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    True

  42. Netta Alderman

    May 3, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    TRUE THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!! OKOK

  43. Irene Makena

    May 3, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    It has encouraged mi,good article

  44. Epifania Marasigan

    May 3, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Amen..

  45. Emmanuela Amy

    May 3, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Beautiful piece. I needed this and I thank God for using it to bless me. #Peace

  46. Karen Allen

    May 3, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    A very good article,thank god.

  47. Pamela Hawes-Green

    May 3, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    This is so true !

  48. Mbali Mama'Amo Dipholo

    May 3, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    Amen I want to be prayer women there so much that is happening in my life I declare that it won’t kill me but make me so strong

  49. Sue Mott

    May 3, 2017 at 1:36 pm

    PRAYERS !!!!

  50. Marian Gray

    May 3, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    So true but we love

  51. Anneliese Bredeson

    May 3, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    Great article.

  52. Andrea Vince

    May 3, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    I needed to see this…thanks for sharing

  53. Lynn Barnabeo Patrick

    May 3, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    Great article!

  54. Pamela Richardson

    May 3, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    Amen!!

  55. Rosalee Bogie-Ventura

    May 3, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    That’s so True

  56. Astralita Wicomb

    May 3, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    Astralita Wicomb

  57. Janet Leonard

    May 3, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Great article! True whether family or other loved one.

  58. Linda Johnson

    May 3, 2017 at 11:57 am

    That,s true

  59. Andrea Naylor

    May 3, 2017 at 11:35 am

    Very good article

  60. Ngwanamahafha Ribotile Innocent

    May 3, 2017 at 11:29 am

    This prayer is talking to me after three years of hell he finally introduced me to his babymama and got beaten by both then dumped being accuse of being barren

  61. Rebecca Howard

    April 27, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    LeGina Watson

  62. Ricadel Cabilao

    April 25, 2017 at 4:40 am

    Amen…

  63. Keisha Morgan

    April 25, 2017 at 3:42 am

    Wowww Amen…

  64. Susan Bradley-Freck

    April 24, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    Airiana Bella Guarascio

  65. Beverly Basta

    April 24, 2017 at 10:40 pm

    Sharing that feeling

  66. Giovanni Mckenzie

    April 24, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Modjeska Eldridge great message!!!

  67. Tiha Richardson

    April 24, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    AMEN

  68. Tony Jackson Osondu

    April 24, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    Amen… Amen…… Amen.

  69. Kay Hadenfeldt Halstrom

    April 24, 2017 at 5:41 pm

    Wow! This could not have come at a better time.

  70. Nancy Sevillano

    April 24, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    AMEN,AMEN and AMEN! Thanks My LORD! ❤

  71. Ann Cattledge-Denham

    April 24, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    Thanks that was good & helpful too! I’ve been re potting plants & this morning just trimmed the dead ends off my hair; and was reminded that it’s time & ok to remove the dead things..they have served its purpose & can stop me from growing because it’s blocking nourishment that I actually need!Both relationships , hair& plants time for new growth

  72. Lisa Turner

    April 24, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    This was a good read and prayer and an answer to my prayers and the questions in my mind.

  73. Pablo Lara

    April 24, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    So I have a question. I loved someone and they loved me, but they betrayed and rejected me. We have made peace and we keep each other at a distance, but I still love this person and they are kind to me, sweet even, but they hurt me and … should I give up on them? Just fall away and walk into the mist where they can not find me, even if that person doesn’t look for me now? I pray for her, pray my desire, but leave it up to God’s will, and continue my days even though I still long for her deep down inside … but I also long for peace and wholeness. I don’t want to give up because something says if I do, there is no hope for this person ever as the blessings I have prayed for could be taken away from them and disaster may come that my heart will weep. Yet, my heart is hurting and it wants to get away from this person out of struggling for so long. Please help with advice and prayer. Amen and praise Yeshua.

  74. Pablo Lara

    April 24, 2017 at 3:13 pm

    Rous Guillén please click the link. It’s a nice prayer and maybe helpful for you. Maybe for me. It’s a model prayer and you can always expand on it, but do read it. Please

  75. Tamara Watson Simon

    April 24, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    Morgan Nicci Herring

  76. Joey Jay Mogoai

    April 24, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Its hard out there but with u by my side. I shall fear no evil. Even if they can try me I will not stumble..

  77. Grace Sido Cabilang

    April 24, 2017 at 10:20 am

    a good read my dear Mary Jane

  78. Nsofor Geraldine

    April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am

    Simply beautiful!

  79. Kananelo Khoboko

    April 24, 2017 at 9:55 am

    I got so insired by the prayer provided for those of us hurting as a result of our loved ones. I have even started using the model prayer provided and feel a whole lot more at peace. Thank you so much for the work you are doing in our lives.

  80. Nikki Rowton Bergeron

    April 24, 2017 at 9:03 am

    God certainly has a way… spoke so clearly to me..Amen

  81. Muringi Bank

    April 24, 2017 at 8:30 am

    Maorwe Kathomi

  82. Tra'Shaun Jackson

    April 24, 2017 at 7:23 am

    Danni Styles

  83. Jnel J Gelogo Isip

    April 24, 2017 at 6:51 am

    Jonalyn Beleli

  84. Rachael Patterson

    April 24, 2017 at 6:20 am

    Wow! So helpful! TY!

  85. Renee O'Shea Parker

    April 24, 2017 at 5:05 am

    Love this prayer. So appropriate. Thank you Lord for showing me the way.

  86. Jackie Sanchez

    April 24, 2017 at 4:17 am

    Anna Becerra Jecica Richards Natasha Mosyur Cepeda Mayra Rivera

  87. Tammy Marie

    April 24, 2017 at 4:16 am

    @shelly

  88. Mimi Jennifer Abiba

    April 24, 2017 at 3:59 am

    Dorcas Conjera

  89. Julie Ryan

    April 24, 2017 at 3:41 am

    Wow this is so similar to a post I put up on Saturday. That’s amazing. The funny thing though I didn’t put anything up about rejection. But God has shown me on Friday that I’m dealing with rejection.

  90. Lindsey Bankston Blount

    April 24, 2017 at 3:39 am

    Best part: “Lord, help me pray for those who have not loved me well. Give me Your Peace, as I learn who I need to love at a distance to safeguard my heart and my well-being. Amen.”

  91. Angela Snider

    April 24, 2017 at 3:18 am

    Wendy Coady

  92. Henry Machemba

    April 24, 2017 at 2:39 am

    Powerful

  93. Butterfly

    April 23, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    OMG. This brought me to some tears. My divorce and inability for the pain to pass has everything to do with his rejection. I am so aware of the fact that it was a VERY bad situation and that I am mourning what I wished for but never existed. But even with that fact, I saw him easily pursue the legal end of our union and push me away for someone else like our two decades meant absolutely nothing. I will pray this prayer as fervently as possible. Thank you for posting this.

  94. Annette Ledua

    April 24, 2017 at 2:33 am

    Lord you know me too well and know what I’m going through..but I trust in you Lord that you will lead and guide me through.

  95. Mary Ruth Estrada

    April 24, 2017 at 2:06 am

    Amen ❤️

  96. Barbara Smith

    April 24, 2017 at 1:40 am

    Sarah, you might find some insight when you read this.

  97. Jenny Wallace

    April 24, 2017 at 1:38 am

    I’m going through this with my 21 yr old daughter. I’ve done all I know to do to help the situation but it hasn’t helped. I finally gave it to God because I couldn’t handle it anymore. She makes no effort to see me or call me or even text me unless she wants something. She has said some of the most hurtful and hateful and disrespectful to me. I have forgiven her but I can’t forget it. If she truly meant the awful things that she said to me, I don’t know if I want a relationship with her.

    • Ibe Judith

      April 24, 2017 at 4:13 am

      If u are a Catholic, go to Jesus in d blessed sacrament pray ur rosary committing same intension tru our blessed mother,Mary u must get a quick answer & above all try to live a life of Christ

    • Ibe Judith

      April 24, 2017 at 4:13 am

      God bless u

    • Jenny Wallace

      April 24, 2017 at 4:17 am

      I’m not Catholic. Im a Separate Baptist.

    • Renee O'Shea Parker

      April 24, 2017 at 5:08 am

      Been there, Jenny Wallace. It hurts even more when it happens with a daughter. I pray for you.

    • Daffny JianVien

      April 24, 2017 at 7:13 am

      Daf Zednanref

    • Michelle Dengler

      April 24, 2017 at 7:46 am

      Its unbelievable the hurt an adult daughter can put upon a mom…i love mine more than anything…carried her..her husband..took them in during pregnancy and paid for everything…she allowed this young punk to abuse me..use me..threaten me…it was so horrible…then she realized this guy was evil and left him…i tried to tell her what i saw…but thank God this evil young man didnt want anything to do with this Blessed Beautiful baby boy…he left after several months…she and her son stayed for 3 years…she has since moved out and has a new man..and 2 nd child…she has allowed him to speak terribly abusive to me…thru- out all of it i never ever stopped praying for a good relationship for us…the safety and well- being of her children and for her to find a loving supportive Christian Husband…. She was my youngest born child….i also adopted one of my granddaughters when she was still one…she is now 13 years old…but one night i heard her phone beep and checked it…it was a group site created by my adult daughter with 2 children…and my adopted daughters biological mom….i almost had a heart attack…i wont go into details but it was them talking about there extreme hatred for me and the bio moms desire to kill me for having taken her kid…that she let go and never fought for…the evilness of what i read…esp the hatred of my own almost killed me…not so much that i may never see her again but my 4 year old grandson and me…have a loving bond that mere words cant describe! I thought it was over forever…i sobbed all day long for weeks…sunk in a terrible depression…then something in me…maybe God’s still small voice ..said…that all this suffering would be for nothing…and whatever her unfounded anger would pass and she would come back! I let her know i knew..she never apologized…was mortified i found out…i said…the evi things we do in secret are always exposed..told her i still loved her…she had a newborn…and stopped all contact with her ….until she reached out to me! All the stress..anger and sadness faded away when i trusted The Lord! It was less than 2 months before she reached out to me! I had a very abusive mom who turned her back on me when i was an adult with kids and needed her and i decided that i could never do that…what if one of us died. Things are normal again…i had told myself i’d never trust her again..but you cant live that way! Maybe just let her reach out when she needs…kids today dont seem to have the respect that we did…but never stop loving them and praying for all you love…God does answer prayers!💗💗💗💗 God Bless you and your family!💗

    • Kwena Ramasinya

      April 24, 2017 at 10:08 am

      Every child needs their mother…i do not have a

    • Monique Oliver

      April 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm

      Children now a days can be monsters. I am 28 and I have been angry at my mother but NEVER would I disrespect her. You have 1 mother, kids these days don’t realize until it is too late. Me being a mother myself now am learning how hard it is to parent and all the sacrifices you’ll make for us. I’m sorry you’ll women are dealing with this. I wish I could have my mother closer…. bless you all and stay prayed up

    • Michelle Dengler

      April 25, 2017 at 1:20 am

      Thanks…i will never stop..i”ve loved God since i was 2 years old and rode my tricycle down to the church at the end of the block everyday as a Toddler in Illinois…lol..but true…Hes never left me…and I will never leave Him! Thanks!💗💗💗💗

    • Ellen Clark

      April 25, 2017 at 10:49 pm

      I feel your pain. I have a daughter who isn’t speaking to anyone in the family. Or anyone who would be considered her supportive friends. She has said and done very hurtful things but God knows all about it. Don’t give up on her. Let her know you love her unconditionally. That’s what I’m trying to do. Praying for you too.

  98. Constance Ramsey

    April 24, 2017 at 1:33 am

    Amen! Needed this prayer at this very moment! Thank you God for always speaking to my situation!

  99. Brittany Yvonne Patro

    April 24, 2017 at 1:24 am

    Exactly what I needed to hear and today of all days

  100. Crystal Melford

    April 24, 2017 at 1:07 am

    I pray everyday for this

  101. Peter Lambert

    April 24, 2017 at 12:42 am

    I’ve been through it number of times. Every time god has led me to a better place. Amen

  102. Borca Monaliza

    April 24, 2017 at 12:34 am

  103. Ellen Clark

    April 24, 2017 at 12:30 am

    I’ve been down a similar path and God led me to the same conclusions. A big aha moment for me was when I realized I wasn’t mourning the relationship I lost. I was mourning what I wished I had. Thank you for sharing your story! God is so good!

  104. Tina Marie Brignac-Judon

    April 24, 2017 at 12:28 am

    I am lifting up a person close to my heart who needs this…

  105. Wendy Baca

    April 24, 2017 at 12:14 am

    Amen

  106. Lisa Harthcock Butvin

    April 24, 2017 at 12:01 am

    Love this.

  107. Rochelle Moore

    April 23, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    Amen. I truly needed to read this message, now to pray about it.

  108. Tumi Phillips

    April 13, 2017 at 4:48 am

    Amen

  109. Diana Mpofu

    April 12, 2017 at 7:48 pm

    There is nothing more powerful than prayer,every situation you’re facing with it will pass on that day.

  110. Rahab Kamau

    April 12, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    I believe our living God is always there for us

  111. Desiree Montalvo

    April 12, 2017 at 5:04 am

    My husband and I are going through some very hard spots with our teenage children and rejection seems to be the name of the game. Your post really was beautiful and touched my heart. I work daily on all you mentioned in your post and remind myself that if he allows it, he has a plan greater than we can see. I truly know that He is intentional! Thank you!

    • TheLastPew

      April 16, 2017 at 7:31 am

      God bless you, Desiree. Thank you for your transparency. I am grateful my writing touched you. xo

  112. Gloria Ampong

    April 12, 2017 at 11:15 am

    Spend more time praying in tongues. It strengthens your spirit. You can handle issues of the soul and issues of live better. I spend hours to pray in tongues

  113. Gloria Ervin

    April 12, 2017 at 5:56 am

    God is always right on time. He knows when I have need of him the most. Thank you for reminding me to always trust in him and to remember that I sometimes need to be still and listen. He has never failed me yet.

  114. Helene Lyman

    April 12, 2017 at 3:47 am

    Amen

  115. Helen Belz

    April 12, 2017 at 1:27 am

    Amen!

  116. Jennie Medeles Trevino

    April 12, 2017 at 1:00 am

    Kalfman Haun Smith

  117. Joyce Frierson-Wright

    April 12, 2017 at 12:12 am

    Amen

  118. Courtney Schafer

    April 11, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    <3

  119. Jaynie Line

    April 11, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    Edelweiss Ann Buriel

  120. Georgette Mwamba

    April 11, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    Merci pour votre encouragement.

  121. Kempannbryan Hilton

    April 11, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    Amen

  122. Clara Simunyu

    April 11, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    Mutsa Chakaza

  123. Roro Mat

    April 11, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    I’m looking at the prayer titles and I’m thinking how is God going to do this. A wife praying to save her marriage because an ex is back with her husband. And that same ex praying to get back together with that married woman’s husband.

  124. Tatiana B. Rivera

    April 11, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    Raquel Rivera

  125. Connie Poelo Mots'oane Linoko

    April 11, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    Amen

  126. Diane McCann

    April 11, 2017 at 2:48 pm

    So beautiful thank you God.

  127. Barbara Thomas

    April 11, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Amen

  128. Nathaniel Kanahebi

    April 11, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    Amen

  129. Debbie Flores-Hernandez

    April 11, 2017 at 1:59 pm

    Lareina Angelique Flores

  130. Linda Felis

    April 11, 2017 at 1:45 pm

    Thank you for this timely word i needed desperately,after 3 years of wracking my brain and heart about rejection from my sis who i loved really well i finalky see it as a gift from God to protect me from toxicity so i love her and miss her but accept this is Gods best for me now

  131. Lisa K Reeder

    April 11, 2017 at 1:34 pm

    I really needed this today! A lot of relationship struggles within our family going on I have felt extremely unsettled about.

  132. Marietjie Jansen V Rensburg

    April 11, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    thank You for being obedient in sharing this with us….i needed it in a time like this…thank you

  133. Brianna Watson Clesi

    April 11, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Works! My husband and I were separated for 14 months and during that time he had an affair. He filed for divorce and I kept praying. And 17 days before it was all final we call it off and got back together. With lots of continued prayer and deep intense Christian counseling we have made it to the other side and are doing fantastic. Prayer works wonders it might not help the situation but it will change your heart!

  134. Moraa Kimani

    April 11, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    Amen

  135. Michael Tweneboah

    April 11, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    Amen

  136. Crystal Bluma

    April 11, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Amen

  137. Jacque Karabaye

    April 11, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Amen

  138. Melissa Ocampo Tan

    April 11, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Exactly my sentiments. Thank you Lord God for reminding me to keep loving

  139. Francine Wabo

    April 11, 2017 at 11:41 am

    I pray

  140. Tecla Illiano

    April 11, 2017 at 11:28 am

    Thank you, I really needed today

  141. Amohelan Phyryeahae Amo

    April 11, 2017 at 11:26 am

    As we speak,I am going through a very difficult time and really needed this prayer,He’s good at all times and He’s never wrong.faith in Him should be unconditional

  142. Tasha So Bless

    April 11, 2017 at 11:06 am

    Amen

  143. Kelechi Iwuajoku

    April 11, 2017 at 10:53 am

    Amen

  144. Bella Rosa

    April 11, 2017 at 10:33 am

    Thank you for sharing this! I really needed to read this today. It spoke to my heart! I’ve felt abandoned by the man I love & who claims to love me. I’m pregnant and I have prayed fervently for three weeks asking for guidance and peace. I have questioned whether God forsakes me or was mad at me for my current situation. I will continue to pray!

  145. Janice Kambura

    April 11, 2017 at 10:22 am

  146. Janice Kambura

    April 11, 2017 at 10:20 am

  147. Janice Kambura

    April 11, 2017 at 10:20 am

  148. Chrissy Ledford

    April 11, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Thank you for this….exactly what I needed to read

  149. Charity Mabuza

    April 11, 2017 at 9:40 am

    Amen

  150. Selvinah Vydelingum

    April 11, 2017 at 9:24 am

    Hard sometimes but He knows better

  151. Edwina Faye Martin

    April 11, 2017 at 8:32 am

    Chen Sking

  152. Nomusa Ngulube

    April 11, 2017 at 8:15 am

    I needed to hear this though God does not answer all of our prayers. He is so far away sometimes.

    • Jeanne T Moreschi Lupinski

      April 11, 2017 at 8:48 am

      He is as close as your breath. Don’t give up. I hear Him more now than I did before… I found out when you feel like He is far away, or maybe Hes nor even real… that is a test. He is making you stronger. Your feelings don’t always tell the truth… once I realized that not only did I hear God more… I saw Him working miracles. I know I don’t know you, but I know what you mean… I started saying God I can’t hear You, but I know you can hear me ” and almost daily “I know You are with me. I know you love me. I trust You” then my feelings change.. over some time it got so much easier.
      Jesus cried because Mary and Martha did not believe that He could resurrect their brother Lazarus.
      You don’t have to understand to believe.
      A few years of this went by and it was more painful than I can say, but a little over a year ago God woke me up in time to give me a miracle… to save the most important person in my life. He saved them… it was impossible. But I knew I had to believe. God did saved them. The witnesses who came to help knew it was God. Jesus is our Healer.
      He heals me in a daily basis. Things got better after that day and still are. My breakthrough is almost here. And best of all I have a closeness with God I never even knew was possible four years ago…I was never taught that or much of the Bible.
      Remember God cannot lie (Titus) He will heal your feelings as well. All He asks you to do is believe He is God and He can and does miracles everyday. And He loves us all… He is no respecter of persons. He will answer you as well
      If I had given up… I would have lost more than I knew back then.
      Isaiah 61 “Beauty For Ashes” His Word is as true as it was then. God doesn’t change, but He changes people everyday.
      God bless you… you have my prayers. If you have a second please say a prayer for me too. We all need prayer … I thank Him for His Holy Spirit every day now❤️

    • Nomusa Ngulube

      April 11, 2017 at 12:38 pm

      Thank u Jeanne for caring. At least you saw your miracle & a breakthrough. Mine is taking forever & i am tired. I have no strength at all & i hate this world. Very unfair

  153. Chrysansia Chitra

    April 11, 2017 at 7:55 am

  154. Melanie Grobbelaar Melz

    April 11, 2017 at 7:23 am

    I needed this

  155. Hazvi Sombah

    April 11, 2017 at 7:08 am

    Amen

  156. Claire Mulanga

    April 11, 2017 at 6:51 am

    Amen@

  157. Irene Mathias

    April 11, 2017 at 6:47 am

    Amen

  158. Jacky Mathews

    April 11, 2017 at 6:32 am

    Wow!!Thanx you for this!!So needed it!!Great prayer!!!

  159. Mantumo Mphahlele

    April 11, 2017 at 6:22 am

    Sabane Nelly Bapela this is me…

  160. Sherlz Dat

    April 11, 2017 at 6:13 am

    Soo Icey

  161. Karen Goodrich

    April 11, 2017 at 5:57 am

    This is so true in my life I have given everything that my heart is capable of giving and it is still never enough !!! I am going through this right now with a family members and a man that I thought really loved me but I give it all to God only he knows the answer !!!

  162. Ch Iekoy

    April 11, 2017 at 5:55 am

    Aivee Laurena-Española

  163. Deborah Maddox Spoon

    April 11, 2017 at 5:48 am

    Baylee Spoon

  164. Christy Parker

    April 11, 2017 at 5:40 am

    I needed this ❤

    • Ashly Marie

      April 11, 2017 at 5:47 am

      Omg me to! ❤ absolutely need this!

    • Christy Parker

      April 11, 2017 at 5:55 am

      Sometimes timing is flawless 😘

    • Ashly Marie

      April 11, 2017 at 5:56 am

      Couldn’t of said it any better 🙌🏻🙌🏻❤

  165. Missy Gutierrez

    April 11, 2017 at 5:28 am

    Brandi Armenta

  166. Terilee Sadler

    April 11, 2017 at 5:14 am

    AMEN

  167. Jennifer Cisneros

    April 11, 2017 at 5:11 am

    Elliejane Villazon

  168. Lucy Pletado Vergara

    April 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

    Leslie An

  169. Tammy Colbert

    April 11, 2017 at 4:23 am

    Yes Lord

  170. Gu Guu

    April 11, 2017 at 4:19 am

    Amen

  171. TeeDog Jop

    April 11, 2017 at 4:14 am

    Amen

  172. Samke Ngcobo

    April 11, 2017 at 4:03 am

    God is always on time, whenever we need His intervention.

  173. Sherrie Hensley

    April 11, 2017 at 3:51 am

    I have been here. And I can tell you it is horrible to live thru. The only thing that was a light during this time was talking to God in prayers. Pray without ceasing. And I did exactly that probably 2 years of emotional hell. But his grace we where restored. I encourage endless prayers . Don’t give up . Before I was a Christian I had a lifetime of failed relationships. Because I just moved on. God is truly the only way to peace. No drink , no medication , no running away or new person to fill the void will fix it for you! Trust this advice. In his time and your repentance and sincere prayers all things can be new again.

    • Vanessa de Villiers

      April 11, 2017 at 7:06 am

      I needed to hear this …… 😢

    • Sherrie Hensley

      April 11, 2017 at 12:33 pm

      Vanessa de Villiers watch Ravi Zacharuis and James MacDonald on YouTube. They helped me. Men of God. Ravi Zacharuis especially <3 love & prayers

    • Vanessa de Villiers

      April 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm

      Thank you i need that 😢

  174. Connie Mendoza

    April 11, 2017 at 3:45 am

    God always make a mysterious way in everyone who are broken hearted and being betrayed by a person whom you truthfully trusted. The most powerful weapon is prayer.

  175. Chasiti Moore

    April 11, 2017 at 3:43 am

    This could not have come at a better time for me. God is moving and my life is completely changing. He has spoken to me in the most mysterious ways this. past week. If you listen, you can hear God speaking…thru others even our children. God’s timing is always right.

  176. Christina Zenn-Mixson

    April 11, 2017 at 3:29 am

    I’m battling this right now and I needed this. Thank you Amen

  177. Patrice Perkins

    April 11, 2017 at 3:26 am

    Teresa Reese Fleming Barbour

  178. Julia Anne Duigon Jackson

    April 11, 2017 at 3:21 am

    Julia Anne Duigon Jackson

  179. Sandy Pearson Thompson

    April 11, 2017 at 3:00 am

    Our God has ALL of the Answers to ALL of our Prayers! Our God is Awesome!!

  180. Natalie Cathy Williams

    April 11, 2017 at 2:43 am

    Amen@!

  181. Chelsea Williams-Jenkins

    April 11, 2017 at 2:38 am

    Wendy Lynne Williams Sprunt

  182. Saundra Sullivan

    April 11, 2017 at 2:25 am

    Kayla Ackley… I didn’t read this, but after looking at the title, I thought it might be something you could use

  183. Cathy Haskin

    April 11, 2017 at 2:25 am

    Amen!

  184. Glaiza Tayamen

    April 11, 2017 at 1:57 am

    Give me the grace to forgive. The wisdom to know when to reconcile. And the willingness to find closure in the absence of an apology.

    Thank You for reminding me that every person who does not love me well, only gives me a greater capacity to love others better.

  185. Missy Mathews Cumbie

    April 11, 2017 at 1:52 am

    Love this

  186. Anita Marie Flores

    April 11, 2017 at 1:36 am

    Amen

  187. Claudia Mafo

    April 11, 2017 at 1:33 am

    Amen thank you jezus

  188. Lisa Sensabaugh

    April 11, 2017 at 1:33 am

    Yes! Amen!

  189. Sonya Alexander

    April 11, 2017 at 1:31 am

    God speaks in ways we can not understand I thank you with all my heart for sharing this prayer with me. My heart has been raw for almost 2 weeks awaiting a phone call from my estranged husband, I have been torn asunder emotionally and spiritually about whether I desire this relationship to survive, even though I still have no answer I am more at peace than I was before. Whatever God says is what it will be.

  190. Terrea Cosby

    April 11, 2017 at 1:26 am

    Amen

  191. Bobbie Galloway-Folie

    April 11, 2017 at 1:21 am

    Amen

  192. Marita G. Duran

    April 11, 2017 at 1:04 am

    Dead on. Will pray for you all tonight.

  193. Dyuli Eynd Dyil

    April 11, 2017 at 1:02 am

    can someone make it to the comment box? i really want to read the prayer but im on a free data only..my prayers for all of us. God bless!

  194. Anjelena Mcguire

    April 11, 2017 at 12:36 am

    Wow this is on time

  195. Sherrie Taylor Cowart

    April 11, 2017 at 12:28 am

    This!!!❤️❤️

  196. Margie Devita

    April 11, 2017 at 12:16 am

    Chrysansia Chitra

  197. Renee Nassif

    April 11, 2017 at 12:15 am

    Please pray for those in Syria, Egypt, and all over over the world, especially children.

  198. Mo Prosperous Poet

    April 11, 2017 at 12:09 am

    “only things that are dead can fall away so easily.”

  199. Rande Ortiz

    April 11, 2017 at 12:03 am

    I’ve needed this. It’s funny how God will find you and give you what you need, when you need it. ❤️

  200. Melanie Coy Couch

    April 10, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    @kristy bush goodbeard

  201. Terry Daley

    April 10, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    Thank you Jesus Amen

  202. Erika Cherry

    April 10, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    Amen

  203. Ellah Reu Cabaya

    April 10, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    Amen

  204. Karla Horn

    April 10, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    Powerful! I’m blessed to read this

  205. Akuch Mel

    April 10, 2017 at 11:35 pm

    Akuch Mel

  206. Bridget Haynes

    April 10, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    Joan Carter

  207. Latanya Grant

    April 10, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Amen! Lord I receive that word. Thank you!

  208. Miriam Reyes

    April 10, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    Who writes these articles? I swear they live in my head!

  209. Sylest Nicole Moses

    April 10, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    Blaine Freeland.

  210. Pauline Umeda

    April 10, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Astounding prayer…..gives me hope that I’m okay without that someone in my life!

  211. Dee Rawls Ferrell

    April 10, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    AMEN

  212. Tara Becker

    April 10, 2017 at 10:46 pm

    Wow ! Thank you for this ! So needed it

  213. Christina Gilpas Martinez

    April 10, 2017 at 10:37 pm

    Sylvia Palacio

  214. Chloe Gethers

    April 10, 2017 at 10:37 pm

    Amen!

  215. Betty Sailer Ricketts

    April 10, 2017 at 10:35 pm

    Amen

  216. Beverley Van De Venter

    April 10, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    Amen

  217. Zolla Himumuine

    April 10, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    I just need that amen

  218. Ivelisse Martinez

    April 10, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    Amén

  219. Vicki Beard

    April 10, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    God speaks to us through different means. This especially spoke to me. I have forgiven, but yet I can’t shake it. Thank you for these words.

  220. Mocha Williams

    April 10, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    Amen!

  221. Denese N Rocky Snyder

    April 10, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    Wow this is happing right now with my sister in law. She hates us and turning our nieces against us and pushing my brother away. I don’t know why? But I still love her and praying for healing.

  222. Tarshae Drummond

    April 10, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Tarshae Drummond

  223. Lamonica Jackson

    April 10, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Right on time. Thank you God

  224. Annie Keith

    April 10, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    Tedra Anderson

  225. Rose Favour

    April 10, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    Amen

  226. Stella Akomoloit

    April 10, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    Amen

  227. Bridgette Primus

    April 10, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    Lord, help me. Show me what I need to see. Amen

  228. Lisa Crump

    April 10, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    Amen

  229. Kari Gutierrez

    April 10, 2017 at 10:07 pm

    WOW, I truly love how God knows how to reach me when I’m struggling!! This has been weighing on me, and just yesterday I was able to identify the hurt comes from the rejection of someone I thought should/could/would eventually accept me and love me unconditionally. I’m meeting with my priest tomorrow for a personal confession around this. Please pray for me

  230. Cheyenne Mitchell

    April 10, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    .

  231. Lyanne Murigi

    April 10, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    This was for me, thank you. Amen!

  232. Gina De Echeona

    April 10, 2017 at 9:52 pm

    Gina De Echeona

  233. Grace Lopez

    April 10, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    Amen

  234. Jenny Wallace

    April 10, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    I really needed this. My relationship with my daughters isn’t what I wish it was and no matter how hard I try or what I do , it’s never good enough.

    • JosiahTosin Seyi Fonkel-Aliu

      April 11, 2017 at 12:48 am

      I know the feeling i have that with my mother …… all we can do is to continue to pray so that The Lord will work on them…

    • Karen Bieker

      April 11, 2017 at 12:52 am

      I’m truly sorry. I’m one of those daughters who lost my mom at age 19 then realized what a gift she was.

    • Denise Arnold

      April 11, 2017 at 7:42 pm

      I am in the same situation mine is my oldest son.

    • Sophia Sunshine Vilceus

      April 12, 2017 at 3:55 am

      Praying for restoration in the relationship w your daughter.

  235. Marissa Nicole

    April 10, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    Amen

  236. Gail Deman

    April 10, 2017 at 9:22 pm

    Amen

  237. Anthea de Koker

    April 10, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Amen

  238. Madrianna Allen

    April 10, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Really needed this.

  239. Ruthie NK

    April 10, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Amen

  240. Amy Leonforte Newton

    April 10, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    Aunt Laura Steider, this made me think of what’s going on with some members of your family. I love you.

    • Laura Steider

      April 10, 2017 at 10:35 pm

      thank you Amy this came when I needed it bad day at bedrock lol wrote it down so I can say it everyday praying for peace & strength love you

    • Amy Leonforte Newton

      April 10, 2017 at 11:01 pm

      ❤️ love them from afar. I know you hurt because when you love someone you love them BIG.

  241. Chioma Mojekwu

    April 10, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Your posts are really helpful

  242. Denise Osorio

    April 10, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    Amen!

  243. Che Tatel-Peñarroyo

    April 10, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    Miljen Formanes Mawi Concha

  244. Violet Ogara

    April 10, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    Amen

  245. Lyna Cuestala

    April 10, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Marjorie Taleon

  246. Destiny Mcintosh

    April 10, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Amen

  247. Dorathy Jackson

    April 10, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    Keep praying sweetie Amen!!!

  248. Beatrice C. Franklin

    April 10, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    Excellent prayer. I read it aloud!!! I can surely relate. My family would give Joseph’s family competition for a crown! Lol! Most definitely needed this! Thank you!

  249. Itumeleng Mokoena

    April 10, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    Thank you for this

  250. Chandra Goss

    April 10, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Amen

  251. Karen Bieker

    April 10, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    Thank you for God’s timing. It is amazing how He speaks especially if we are listening. Kinda experiencing this at moment…but realized this weekend I need to continue loving them even though they pulled away & shutting down. This is a female friendship. Only God understands their ♡. I need to keep loving them in the Lord, but I don’t need to subject myself to continual rejection without cause. God knows my ♡ as well. I need to allow Him to work…whether it is to continue as very good friends or just stay simple.

  252. Mercy Obelema

    April 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    Amen

  253. Aglaia Fris

    April 10, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    Amen !

  254. Soorjanie Pontjodikromo

    April 10, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    Amen!

  255. Sheshii Chigwedere

    April 10, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    Very much true

  256. Boe Dette

    April 10, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    Amen.

  257. Wanda Wright

    April 10, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    AMEN

  258. Moratiwa Sekoala

    April 10, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    Amen

  259. Donna Cumbie Nipper

    April 10, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Missy Mathews Cumbie

  260. Donnz Walker

    April 10, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Amen

  261. Aimee Rodriquez

    April 10, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Amen!

  262. Thapelo Tlou

    April 10, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    Amen

  263. Kea K Grand

    April 10, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    Amen

  264. Sonnie Adu

    April 10, 2017 at 8:37 pm

    Amen n thankz for da encouragement

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