Day 27 | 30 Days of Prayer | Southeast Asia

Posted on: October 18, 2013 Written by
Day 27 | 30 Days of Prayer | Southeast Asia
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Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name.  Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits – who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle (Psalm 103:1-3).

 

We want to lift up Janice, Caityln, Tricia, and Bonnie to You, Lord. We ask that your comfort be felt in tangible ways when they experience loneliness, depression, loss and grief. So often while serving overseas one has to grieve losses long-distance. These losses can be death, news of divorce, or they can be more intangible, as in loss of good medical care, being able to communicate well (foreign language), not “fitting” in, having their kids at home through high school (needing to send them to boarding school) etc.  Lord, we ask You to be their anchor in the middle of their emotions, and pray for your loving arms to hold them. May they each meet someone at the retreat with whom they can share their heart with and feel heard.

 

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

© 2013 Thrive.



About the author

Debbie Suits grew up in Naples, Italy, and fell in love with the city and its people. She came close to returning to Italy, but ended up in Madrid, Spain, where she and her husband worked for 16 years. They returned to the States due to the special needs of one of their children. She now lives in Denver, CO, with her husband and three kids (ages 24, 22 and 18). Debbie is a bi-lingual nanny, companion to the elderly, and Color Consultant. She is the author of the 30 Days of Prayer and is a representative of Get Hope Global (micro-enterprise loans). Debbie has been a part of Thrive retreats for many years as a Color Consultant and shares a kindred spirit with fellow women who work abroad.

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