I too pray for your friend and all those who battle alcohol, street drugs, prescription drug abuse. I pray for their families and friends, that they may be given strength as well, and the patience, hope, and love that they need to cope with their loved one's addiction. It is pure sadness, grief, and hopelssness to go through seeing loved ones under the awful and horrifying power of these problems. Dear God, please give Your addicted children and their family & friends clarity, strength, and fierce will to fight these killers of hope. Lord, be merciful and take them all in Your powerful and loving hands, so that they may have the strength to slip free of the demons' grip, to rise from the darkness of this disease and surface, with great gasps of fresh, healing, and purest air of Your Love as they break the chains that held them in the black depths of addiction. Please, Lord God, have mercy on Your children to recover from these horrors. Ease their pain, Lord, both physical and mental, as they struggle to stay clean, and help their loved ones understand how very hard the journey back from addiction is. Catch them when they fall, merciful God, and wipe their and their families' tears with Your mighty and all-healing Hand, that they may again live in this world as You intended, unbroken of spirit and body, in Your all-knowing, ever powerful and loving Light. Hold them all in Your Hands, Lord, that they may heal and never return to the terrible darkness that is addiction. Carry them, hold them, lead them out of that blackness which destroys hope, so they may live in Your Light and Love on this Earth that You created for us, Lord. Please, save them all, dear God, that no more families are destroyed, no more loved ones are abused, no more remorseful addicts hurt themselves out of guilt for what they have done to their loved ones, that no more mothers, fathers, wives, husbands, sisters, brothers, sons or daughters are lost to this demon that is everywhere on this world, the world You made for us, Lord. Please, don't call Your suffering addicted children Home. Help them understand that all is not lost, that there is hope in You and the people who love them on this Earth, and that the solution to their problems is NOT to go Home to You before their time. Give them the strength and will to live, Lord; give them courage to get help HERE, from their family and friends and counselors and doctors, so that no one else must lose one beloved to them to addiction and the emotional and mental problems that come with it. It is too late for my beloved husband, God. He is with You, and I miss him. My love is gone Home to You, and it is all I can do to make it through another day, another hour, another moment without him. Sweet Jesus, my darling's trials are over, but help the others who can still be saved!! And please help me. Give me courage to want to wake up in the morning and have a life. I don't want to wait so long to see my Danny, Lord, but You took him Home last year when he and I were still so young. My heart has aged too many years since the day I lost my beloved Danny to depression born of addiction born of depression. he has escaped this vicious cycle, and I am here without my soulmate, friend, and only love because I will not do the same thing to my family - I will not make them go through the same thing. Help me, help us all, Dear Jesus, to fight this destoyer of hope and killer of loved ones, that others may be spared the maddening grief that consumes my life now.
Pray for Michelle and Carlos N. 07/08/2008
"This prayer is to help us sell our home."
Pray for Donald H. 07/07/2008
"The love of my life has cancer."
Pray for Amanda B. 07/06/2008
"Please pray for my daughter and her unborn child."
Pray for Janice A. 07/05/2008
"One of my most favorite people in the whole world needs your prayers today. Please spread this and include Janice in your daily prayer."
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