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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by dennisthemenace » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:35 am

OK....here's another update:

Paul arrived via Greyhound bus yesterday and he texted and said he needed a ride. I went downtown and picked him up. I asked if the trucking company had fired him. He said, no, but he would work for them again unless they followed safety rules. I think they fired him.
I asked where I could take him, and he wanted to pick up his mail, and was vague about where he was going. Then he started going on about all the money ($$millions$$) that was owed to him and about how many people he'd be sending to jail, etc.
Anyway, got to my house and I told him to wait on the porch and I gave him his mail. He tried to go in and I told him he was no longer allowed in the house. He swore, and said it was his house, and pushed his mother and I aside to get in. Lauren whispered to me that she was going to pick up Lucy at Vacation Bible School and to call her when it was safe to come home. I called 911 and asked for Crisis Intervention Team and explained the situation.
I waited on the porch for the officers to arrive, and listened to Paul ranting inside. When the police cars came up, Paul apparently exited the back door and disappeared. They did a sweep of the house and took all the information. Much later in the day, Lauren got a text from Paul, asking when our next theatre board meeting was taking place, as he wanted to be there and fire them all. That's all the news for now. Will keep you informed. Thank you from the whole family for the prayers! This is tough.
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Dennis

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:41 am

Can't imagine, sir. Praying every day for your family.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Craig Thompson » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:16 am

I believe you are handling this properly.

Stay strong.

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Jocose » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:48 pm

Praying that God will give you and your family continued strength and for protection and healing over Paul.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by CodeMonkey » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:24 pm

Prayed
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Thunktank » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:08 pm

Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Stanley76 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:15 pm

Craig Thompson wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:16 am
I believe you are handling this properly.

Stay strong.

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:58 pm

Thunktank wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:08 pm
Lord have mercy.
Amen
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by ryland » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:51 am

Dennis,

I just read through all of your updates on Paul. Will be praying for him and you.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Goose55 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:02 am

Good Lord, Dennis, this has got to be very troubling. Will keep special prayers up about this
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by rgcurrey » Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:05 am

Yes, continuing to pray for you, your wife and for him.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by ReverendThom » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:09 pm

Sorry, Dennis. Praying

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by MrPiper » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:13 pm

Praying for Paul and your whole family.

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:33 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:05 am
Yes, continuing to pray for you, your wife and for him.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Hovannes » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:59 pm

praying.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by hugodrax » Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:08 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:59 pm
praying.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Stanley76 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:10 am

Stanley76 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:15 pm
Craig Thompson wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:16 am
I believe you are handling this properly.

Stay strong.

Prayers
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by JMG » Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:57 am

I’m so sorry, brother. Praying.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Jocose » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:18 pm

Praying often for this situation.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by dennisthemenace » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:52 pm

Thank you for your prayers. Not much to report. Paul sent some very rude texts to his mother, so she blocked him. Didn’t hear anything from him for days, then two days ago he came and picked up his 2nd backpack. I was in the shower, Lauren wasn’t home, and Lucy disobeyed orders and let him in. She said he seemed fairly normal, and he didn’t stay very long. We have no idea where he’s staying or what he’s doing, but pray he’ll realize that he needs to get help for his mental condition.
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Dennis

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