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Shane Whalen
This Prayer Circle is Dedicated to my son Shane Whalen Who Passed Away On March 15, 1999 at the Age of 24, & All Other Children


Start a prayer circle for bereaved parents who have lost a child.


There are many of us out there who have lost a child, and it is devastating. It changes the outlook on life, plunges you into a depression, and you think that the feelings and thoughts you have nobody else could possibly relate to. I think a prayer circle for bereaved parents would only benefit us and help us on our journey of grief. This Circle is one of Love, where a Grieving Parent can safely come to for Prayers, and to talk about their feelings.

 
Shaner -10/14/2000
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shaner
1/18/2002 20:35

Hello Carol, (Moondancer54), it's so nice to hear from you again. I'm very happy that you've posted! This was your and Sue's first Christmas without Lydia being there, so it was a very painful time, the first's of everything are always so very hard on us. At the Holiday season we are expected to be holly and jolly, but we just don't feel or experience it the same way anymore. It wouldn't matter who was around, because our thoughts are on our child that has passed on. It's only been 4 months for you, so give yourself plenty of time and please tell Sue the same thing. It takes a long time. And depending where you are in your grief journey right now, the finality of it may be starting to hit home. You're in our prayers and thoughts, and you post here whenever you feel like it. I ask Our Lord to wrap you and Sue in His loving arms and give you some peace and understanding. God bless you,
Luv Sandy


shaner
1/18/2002 20:39

Hello rose45, thank you so very much for your prayers and kind thoughts. It warms my heart so much when a parent takes the time to post here who hasn't, thank goodness, lost a child, and is acting out of love for another. You're one of those special people. May God bless you and yours abundantly,
Luv Sandy


eudora
1/19/2002 17:58

Dear Shaner,just wanted to say hi.I had a good day today.I went to a Bill Gaither concert here in my hometown.That good gospel music just lifted my spirits so.I cried through some of the songs.You know,the songs about losing a loved one.But oh how wonderful to know where they go.Shaner,hope and pray you are doing great.You are such a blessing!You answer back to everyone who writes here and to me that is so special.Everyone needs to know they are cared about.I keep coming here.It gives me some comfort.As always i continue to pray for all.Love,Barb


xiomaraa40
1/20/2002 19:56

Bless each and everyone of you that's lost a child. I too lost a baby March 10,2001 and i know the pain. But i know he's in Jesus arms and he's happy. But still it hurts so bad. So pray for me and my family. Thank you


ttangel2
1/20/2002 23:45

DEAR PLEASE LORD A PREGNANCY FOR ME

JUST READ YOUR POST. I'AM GLAD I COULD BE OF SOME HELP. WE REALLY SOUND ALOT ALIKE AS FAR AS PERSONALITY AND LIFE STYLES. I TO HAVE GOTTEN VERY SLACK ABOUT ATTENDING CHURCH IN THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. AND QUESTION ALOT OF THINGS JUST AS YOU HAVE ON THIS SITE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TALK MORE HERE IS MY E-MAIL. TAMMYTANT@MSN.COM. MAYBE WE CAN BE E-MAIL BUDDIES AND HELP EACH OTHER. AGAIN YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS. EVER SINCE I READ YOUR POST I HAVE PRAYED EACH NITE. SOMETHING ABOUT YOU JUST TOUCHES MY HEART. I GUESS IT'S BECAUSE I KNOW SOME OF YOUR PAIN. EACH NITE WHEN I PUT MY BOYS TO BED I SAY A PRAY WITH THEM THIS IS WHEN I ALSO PRAY FOR YOU. SO I AM ACTUALLY SAYING TWO PRAYERS FOR YOU EACH NITE. I FEEL IT APPORTATE (SORRY FOR THE SPELLING) TO PRAY FOR YOU A CHILD THROUGH MY CHILDREN BECAUSE THEY ARE MY PRECIOUS GIFTS FROM GOD. PLEASE EMAIL AND WE'LL TALK MORE.

YOUR FRIEND
TAMMY


ttangel2
1/20/2002 23:52

DEAR SANDY DAVIS

JUST WRITING TO LET YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS AS WELL AS EVERYONE ON THIS SITE. I HAVE NEVER LOST A CHILD SO I DON'T KNOW YOUR PAIN I CAN ONLY IMAGINE. I HAVE TWO PRECIOUS BOYS LENT TO ME FROM GOD. I COULD NOT IMAGINE MY LIFE WITHOUT THEM. YOUR POST TOUCHED MY HEART ESPECIALLY BEING LEFT OUT OF THE FUNERAL. BUT YOU KNOW IN YOUR HEART WHAT WAS BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR DAUGHTER AND NO ONE CAN EVER TAKE THAT AWAY FROM YOU. I PRAY TO GOD THAT HE FILL YOUR VOID WITH HIS LOVE AND JOY TO HELP YOU THROUGH THESE COMING DAYS. I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS AND WISH I COULD MAKE IT BETTER FOR YOU. BUT I CAN ONLY PRAY FOR YOU AND I JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW THAT I AM PRAYING FOR YOU EACH NITE. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND EACH GRIEVING PARENT ON THIS SITE. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU.

YOUR FRIEND
TTANGEL2


tlp
1/21/2002 01:56

I lost my 5 1/2 yr old son 7.31.01 and I pray for all of us. May God watch over us all and give us the strength and peace we are in search of to survive each day without our children.


Shaner
1/21/2002 11:57

Hi Barb, (eudora), so nice to hear from you again! I'm so happy that you feel at home here and you're a blessing to this Circle too, in your own grief, you've reached out to other moms! That always warms my heart, to see other moms responding to painful posts from moms, especially those who have just lost their child. You're a caring, compassionate person, and as I said, this Circle is blessed by your posts!
I'm so happy that you had a good day yesterday, and that you enjoyed most of the concert. I know what you mean about sad songs, I can't listen to them either, I just start crying. We are happy that our children are enjoying their Heavenly reward, but it's their physical presence that we miss so much!
Thank you so much for your kind words, I feel it's very important to respond to every single person who posts here, they are all in pain, and need to know that someone is reading their post and that prayers will be said for them. I hope it gives them some comfort, and I pray that you continue to be comforted by this Circle, it belongs to you too!
May God continue to bless you Barb, and help you on your own Journey of Grief,
Luv Sandy


Shaner
1/21/2002 12:03

Hello xiomaraa40, I'm so sorry to read about your loss of your baby last year. It hasn't been quite a year yet, so give youself plenty of time, grief has it's own timetable. I know it still hurts so bad, sweetie, and you and your family are definitely in our thoughts and prayers, may God bless you all,
Luv Sandy


Shaner
1/21/2002 12:08

Hello tlp, I'm so very sorry to read about your loss of your little boy in August of last year. How painful it must have been and continues to be at times, our prayers are with you and your family, and thank you so much for your own prayers for us all, we all need them and appreciate them greatly! May Our Lord hold you close and give you peace and comfort,
Luv Sandy


amsmom
1/22/2002 09:10

I have not experienced the lose of a child except through a miscarriage and it was hard enough. I can only imagine the pain it is to actually hold and nuture your children to have them suddenly ripped away. My daughter is 6 and we pray every night for God to keep her safe! God Bless You all and I too will pray for you and your return to happiness.


shaner
1/22/2002 11:36

Dear Amsmom, it's so very kind of you to include us in your prayers, and I'm also sorry to read about your miscarriage. We just love it when moms post here who haven't experienced the tremendous loss of a child, you're a special person and we thank you so much.
I'm not minimizing your miscarriage, it too must have been painful for you, but now you have your lovely daughter, and I just know how much she must be loved by you and your husband. May God bless you and your family,
Luv Sandy


moondancer54
1/22/2002 15:32

Thank you so much Sandy for your prayers and thoughts. This week seems to be especially hard for me and I don't know why. My darling daughter Michelle is getting married this year and I feel so blessed to be gaining a wonderful caring son-in-law, but at the same time I feel such tremendous sadness for my sister and I feel so guilty. How do I deal with that, is there anybody out there that can give me some advise. God Bless you Sandy
Carol


tlp
1/22/2002 17:04

Dear Shaner, thank you so much for your kind words. Losing my son Jacob has left me devestated. It was very unexpected and I am still trying to understand everything..It took 2mths for reports to come back with results of viral encephalitis. It is so hard now when my 2 1/2 daughter gets a cold, thats how Jacob's started and within 16hrs he passed at home in my bed. Just wanted to thank you for writing back and let you know everyone here is in my prayers.


ailiesmom
1/23/2002 08:54

I too pray for you all. My son committed suicide 5 years ago, and on March 2nd my baby Ailie (I-Lee) Anna was killed in an auto accident. She was 16. My little smiley was so very dear to me, and along with her brother Cody, we were just getting over my son Jason's death...It has been so very dark in our lives.....and we are trying hard to understand why...and go on.....I cannot face the days sometimes....but I am trying...She was my Smiley Ailie!!!and we were so very close....I worry for her still...but I know God will take card of her.....it is still so very hard.....


shaner
1/23/2002 12:38

Hi Carol, (moondancer54), I understand how you may feel guilty over your sister's loss, she's in great pain, and you're going to be celebrating a wonderful, happy event in your life. But don't let that stop you from enjoying your own daughter's beautiful wedding day, just be mindful that your sister may or may not be in the same frame of mind. I'm sure she's very happy for her niece getting married, but right now she's still experiencing pain over losing her daughter. She'll know best how to handle the day when it arrives, and just honour how she feels.
You're a wonderful sister and aunt, and Sue is blessed to have you by her side!
But don't let it interfere with the most wonderful day of your own daughter's life and that of your future son-in-law. Just continue to support your sister as you've been doing, and our prayers are with you and Sue. May God bless you and your's, and give Sue some peace and inner strength at this time,
Luv Sandy


shaner
1/23/2002 12:50

Hello tlp, you're so very welcome, we all here on these pages offer love and compassion to all moms. Of course it's very tough for you right now, you're still grieving over your little Jacob. Like my son Shane, he died at home, surrounded by those who loved him the most. I take comfort in that. It's very natural to be over-protective with our remaining children, we worry more now about them now that we've experienced the loss of one of our children. It's a very natural response, but it too will lessen in time and we'll be more relaxed over them. Thank you so much for praying for us also, we appreciate it greatly!
May God bless you on your journey and give you some peace today,
Luv Sandy


shaner
1/23/2002 13:01

Hello ailliesmom, I am so very sorry to read about your son and now your daughter, I can understand how it must be so very dark in your life right now, God bless you. Losing one child is painful enough, but two, I just can't imagine how you must feel. The pain must be tremendous. I pray that you have loving, supportive people around you right now, and if you need help, don't hesitate to reach out for it. Talking over your pain with a professional, clergy or counsellor has been a great help to other moms. You're in deep grief right now, so expect all these feelings to come to the surface. There is nothing more painful in a parent's life than to lose a child, and you've lost two. Talk with someone about your feelings, it's so very important to let some of the pain out. I pray that Our Lord wraps His loving arms around you today, and gives you some peace and you feel His love, only He truly understands how you feel, and He's there right beside you grieving and feeling your tremendous pain. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time, and please let us know how you're doing,
Luv Sandy


ailiesmom
1/23/2002 14:55

I find it difficult to go to church...I cannot stop crying.....when I walk thru the doors.


eudora
1/23/2002 17:38

Dear Ailiesmom,I just wanted to let you know how it just breaks my heart to hear of your loss.To lose one child is the most painful experience for a Mother to have to go through,but to lose two of your children has to be almost unbearable.I hurt so bad for you,what i'm feeling i just can't put into words.I know the days are very dark for you right now but with Gods help you can get through them.And i know how you feel about going to church.It took me about six months to start back and i cried like a baby through every service.All the songs my daughter liked just broke me up.But i finally realized it was a healing process.Try to go if you can and just let God surround you with his love.I want you to know i care so for what you are going through.And i am praying for God to help you and for you to feel his love.I also pray for peace for you.Love,Barb


eudora
1/23/2002 17:47

I just wanted to say that i pray every day for everyone here that has lost a child.I have had some rough times in the last few days so i need your prayers to.I miss my daughter so much sometimes i can't bear it but i pray and try to stay close to the Lord and help others if i can.That seems to keep me grounded.All we can do is take it day by day.Love to you all,Barb


moondancer54
1/23/2002 18:21

Ailiesmom You are in my prayers tonight I can't imagine the pain you are in right now, God Bless you and your family, and like Sandy said may he wrap his arms around you all and bring you some peace. I have found that talking to a counseller has helped alot and I hope that you may find the strength to do that as well. Know that you are in my thoughts and we are all here for you so please post anytime
love Carol


moondancer54
1/23/2002 18:32

Hello Sandy thank you once again for your kind words and you are right we are both in very different places right now and will be for a long time She wants to come to the wedding and I'm glad but I know it is going to be hard for her and I will try and honour her feelings
p.s. Michelle is getting married in Kingston at St.Marys Cathedral, she is in her final year at Queens University.


thecateyes
1/23/2002 20:03

Blessings on all who suffer the loss of their child. My husband and I lost our little girl to miscarriage at the end of the 4th month of pregnancy, January 14, 2002. Our first child together, no other children. We are devestated. I believe though that she was delivered into good hands. We will try again, but will never forget that she was in our lives ever so briefly. We named her Emily Pauline, and she was perfect in every way when we saw her. I ask for prayers for my husband and myself that we may work through our grief and be blessed with another child, full term this time and healthy in every way. Thank you.

 
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