Prayers for my older son, Paul

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by John-Boy » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:34 pm

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Hovannes » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:58 pm

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Thoth » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:12 pm

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

Post by dennisthemenace » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:22 pm

Thank you all for the prayers! Much appreciated by my wife and me. An update:

This morning I took Paul to his first day of work in quite awhile. He's to be driving and moving furniture for Two Men and a Truck.
We pray he'll stick with this one; but if he lasts 90 days we'll be surprised and very grateful.
He's not taking his anti-psychotic meds, says he's not psychotic and taking them will make him that way.
He is taking Atterol for ADHD, which I've read can add to his schizophrenic symptoms. So does LSD and marijuana apparently, so we are fearing a perfect storm mentally.

He's also angry with us because we won't let him in the house anymore or let him borrow our only car; but we have been giving him food to take home and giving him rides to where he needs to go, so he hasn't broken off communication.
Your Humble and Obedient Servant,

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:19 pm

Praying for thing to level out for him and you and the rest of the family
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Jocose » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:45 pm

John-Boy wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:34 pm
coco wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:48 am
Praying
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by sweetandsour » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:16 pm

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

Post by dennisthemenace » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:33 am

Another update.

Paul was fired from his driving/moving job. Don't know the particulars. He's refusing to take his anti-schizophrenia drugs, says there's nothing wrong with him.
Meanwhile my brother called me last night and says that he's evicting Paul from his house today, since he's now a full year behind in rent.
Don't know what he'll do, as he's not allowed in my house nor can he borrow our car.
I texted him and told him what was going down and that he should make arrangements with the rescue mission or a homeless shelter.
Not heard anything from anyone yet today.
Your Humble and Obedient Servant,

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by JimVH » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:38 am

Prayin, Dennis.

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by durangopipe » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:53 am

With you in prayer, Dennis.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by sweetandsour » Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:10 am

durangopipe wrote:
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With you in prayer, Dennis.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Bloodhound » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:55 am

sweetandsour wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:10 am
durangopipe wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:53 am
With you in prayer, Dennis.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Jester » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:02 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:55 am
sweetandsour wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:10 am
durangopipe wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:53 am
With you in prayer, Dennis.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by FredS » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:54 pm

Man, what a struggle.

Praying.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Jocose » Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:17 pm

Jester wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:02 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:55 am
sweetandsour wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:10 am
durangopipe wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:53 am
With you in prayer, Dennis.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Sir Moose » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:07 pm

Jocose wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:17 pm
Jester wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:02 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:55 am
sweetandsour wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:10 am
durangopipe wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:53 am
With you in prayer, Dennis.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by wosbald » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:26 pm

+JMJ+
Sir Moose wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:07 pm
Jocose wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:17 pm
Jester wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:02 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:55 am
sweetandsour wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:10 am
durangopipe wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:53 am
With you in prayer, Dennis.

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by dennisthemenace » Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:23 am

Paul came by our house last evening and needed to have me pay for his phone bill, which I did. He's looking for work again and seemed more normal, though he does have his ups and downs with this schizophrenia. I had gotten a voicemail from our church pastor earlier that he's been visiting the church and saying that the church sound system has been beaming signals to his head and he's going to sue them. I see I've missed many prayer requests on this thread, be assured I am praying for all of them.
Your Humble and Obedient Servant,

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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Goose55 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:02 am

Thanks for keeping us informed about all this, Dennis. Prayers now again.
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Re: Prayers for my older son, Paul

Post by Jocose » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:02 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:02 am
Thanks for keeping us informed about all this, Dennis. Prayers now again.
"And for Freds sake, DO NOT point anyone towards CPS or you'll put them off of both Christianity and pipe smoking forever." ~ FredS

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