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My family and I are reunited!!!!

Discussion in 'Prayer Requests & Praise' started by ajg1959, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. ajg1959

    ajg1959 New Member

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    Thank all of you on the BB that prayed for me and my family diuring these last three months. This has been the hardest time of my life, and it would have been worse if I hadnt of had the support and prayers from you.

    In the past two weeks I have for the first time in my life, witnessed the working miracles of God. I was at my lowest ever two weeks ago, and then one miracle after another happened and my life is turned around completely.

    I had no contact with my wife and child for over 3 months, I wasnt for sure where they were. But last week, as God was working on me, He was also working on my wife, Sherry. She says she had a very personal experience with God last Wednesday night and that He showed her His will for her. The next day, without me expecting it, she called me and asked me to come and get her. She said that God showed her that she should trust in Him, not me, to make our marriage and our lives work.

    So, Monday I left and drove to Indiana and picked them up and brought them here to Maine. We are starting fresh with an new excitement that we havent had for years. And my friends and my church family here are doing everything they can to support us and make Sherry feel at home.

    All of these events have snowballed since two weeks ago, but it all started with the prayers and support of the people on this board. You folks got the miracles started and now it is spreading throughout my family, including aunts, uncles, cousins and siblings.

    Thank you all so much for what you have done, and most of all I want to thank God for answering your prayers and revealing Himself to me in a very huge way. I thank God for not giving up on me, and for blessing me in spite of my failure to look to Him for answers first. If I have learned anything out of this, it is that God truly can and will provide for me, and help me in any situation, no matter how hopeless it looks.

    If anyone out there ever needs to hear a story about God's enormous love and His ability to heal the most desperate situation, then feel free to ask me because now I have experienced it first hand.

    AJ
     
  2. tinytim

    tinytim <img src =/tim2.jpg>

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    Praise God.. Just remember that the rest of your life.. .

    I am sooo happy for you..

    NOW GET BACK ON HERE AND HELP ME DEBATE THE LIBERALS!!!! LOL!

    I miss your posts brother! Still praying for you...
     
  3. abcgrad94

    abcgrad94 Active Member

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    Glad to hear it, praise the Lord!
     
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    Ain't God good!
     
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    Woohoo!


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  6. mcdirector

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    What he said!

    hallelujah!
     
  7. annsni

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    I tell you AJ - God has some big plans for you. I so know it.

    I'm so glad that you and your family are back together. This is just one of the many things we've been praying for and yet again, we see God working. Praise Him!!!

    I'm still keeping you in my prayers. My own card is on it's way. ;)
     
  8. tinytim

    tinytim <img src =/tim2.jpg>

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    My how you dance!!! wish I could....
     
  9. webdog

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    I'm typing this through tears, so bear with me if the spelling is bad :)

    AJ, I can't tell you how happy and excited I am right now! The last 3 weeks we have been praying for you at our small group, and how exciting and encouraging this news is! Praise God!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    A lot of prayers from across the pond have been answered
     
  11. ajg1959

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    The amazing thing in all of this is that I was just looking for my family to return, I didnt even consider the problems that caused our split in the first place. One of the major issues was my depression, and when I get depressed my main worry is the grudges and animosity in my family. Siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins fighting and bickering. I havent seen my own son since 1988, nor my daughter since 2005, and have never seen my two grandchildren.

    But, before my wife even called me, my uncles started calling me and said that the family fueds need to end, and they have been calling everyone and started a dialogue od healing between them. We anticipate a huge get together on July 4 this year, and they fully expect my two grown kids and my grandchildren to be there.

    My wife was staying with her family these last three months, but only because she had to....they have grudges too. They also didnt care for me. But Sherry shared her experience last week that she had with God, and talked out some of their problems, and now they are supportive of us and our marriage. This is truly a miracle.

    Anyway, God has looked past our immediate needs and has started healing the core problems that are at the heart of our difficulties. I wasnt looking past just seeing my wife and child, but God is going way beyond just that and is working on the real problems.

    Add to all of this the fact that I havent been to Maine in 6 years, but my church family and my friends have welcomed me back like long lost family and have really made me feel like I belong here.

    Somehow I feel that I am finally where God wants me or He wouldnt be blessing me like He is.

    AJ
     
  12. Steven2006

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    God is always able, I am happy for you.
     
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    This is truly wonderful news AJ. What a wonderful answer to prayer. Rejoicing with you.

    Blessings

    following-Him :godisgood:
     
  14. Palatka51

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    Welcome home AJ. May God's blessings be upon you.

    Mel
     
  15. webdog

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    I was just thinking...when you felt like you were called by God a few months back, did you ever think your testimony could be your ministry? Truly, when we are weak he is made strong!

    Today is the 6 year anniversary of my sister's death. I was feeling a little down, and this thread has lifted my spirit like nothing I can describe! God's presence is truly being felt!
     
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    AJ, what did we tell you? The best is ahead. God bless you my dear brother, and may he continue to pour out blessings upon you, Sherry, and all your family. You are the living answer to many many prayerful petitions to our father.
     
  17. menageriekeeper

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    Wonderful news AJ! Praise the Lord!
     
  18. tinytim

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    You are the personification of this verse:

    Jeremiah 33:3
    (3) Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
     
  19. Gina B

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    Tis good to hear! :flower:
     
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    Way Cool. ............
     
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