Day 25 | 30 Days of Prayer | Thailand

Posted on: February 18, 2015 Written by
Day 25 | 30 Days of Prayer | Thailand
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Attendees: Laurel, Janine, and Paula

We also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us (Romans 5:4-5).

On this last day of the first retreat, we invite You, Holy Spirit to continue to flow unhindered in and through each lady present. Help them to embrace the paradoxes of life with you. Where there is darkness, bring light; confusion, clarity; fear, calm; anger, peace; resentment, forgiveness; wounds, healing; exhaustion, rest; weakness, strength; strongholds, freedom; lethargicness, energy. Grant them faith when they are to live with both the negative and positive, or what can be long periods of time in the negative. Free them from being slaves to “comfort”. Reveal yourself to them and enable them to live with a clearer eternal perspective. May You fill them with a renewed sense of hope, faith, being deeply known and loved, and vision as they return home.

Lord, please give the volunteers a recharging 24 hours before the next group of ladies arrive for the second retreat. We also ask for traveling mercies for those going back home and those coming to the retreat. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

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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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