Buried as comment #381 in a recent post is an urgent prayer request from long-time reader and commenter Frank Sonnek (a.k.a., “fws”; a.k.a., “the gay confessional Lutheran”). I don’t know what it’s all about, and we don’t need to know. But, as a virtual community at this blog, let’s pray for Frank. And perhaps some of you have other needs, crises, and other kinds of prayer requests. Let’s pray for those too.
I am going through one of the most challenging times of my life.
I am being made to work through some personal issues that I have , apparently , either refused to deal with before or wasn´t ready to deal with before.
Apparently God thinks I am ready now.
It´s been … um… interesting.
I need your prayers. as in really , really need them.
Pray for me for constancy and faithfulness in my vocations regardless of how I feel at any moment.
Pray for me that I remain focused on the needs of others rather than my own,and at the same time that I do what is necessary to be a faithful steward of what God has given me as to my own health and financial wellbeing.
And pray that I seek out God´s Word and prayer. That most of all,
That I cling to those two words “for YOU!” that is about hiding all my own Works inside the Works of Another so that I can get some rest from my conscience which is constantly accusing me.
If you have something that you’d like us Cranachers to pray for, please say so in the comments.