Financial struggles

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Steph

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My husband and I have been struggling to pay our bills .And now our truck needs breaks an roters .. I need prayers that we find the funds .. I pray to God that he helps us thru these troubling times.. My husband would turn to his Dad for help.. But we lost him to cancer last year... My husband been looking for a better job.. I've been asking to work more shifts at my job .. But I need to remember the blessings I do have .. That there are others that have greater needs than me.. My prayers are with the families devastated by hurricane Harvey, Irma ....
 

Blain

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Hi Steph I know the struggles you face very well, for the past two years my family and I have been in all out fight against financial struggles o much so that a lot of times we have only canned vegetables and maybe some bread to eat but we have air conditioning electricity internet working water and gas and in all honesty though food is very scarce these days and I mean scarce lol I am grateful to be going through this because in doing so I have learned the value of the things people take for granted. Another thing I am grateful for is how I am always saying how i am willing to give money to people but that was truly tested when even ten dollars is all I have for the rest of the month and yet I am willing to give it for someone who needs it even if that means I have nothing left for food.
Granted I am not so bad off that I am starved or anything but when canned vegies and bread is mainly your only source of food money for actual food because that much more valuable even a honey bun from the general store that is 99 cents because a treasure. We also have been so close to losing the house several times that we had go to the extremes just to save it but it was in this time that I gained an understanding of the little things.

I will be asking God for your financial issues but I said all this to let you know that you are not alone and that there are those who truly understand what your going through:)
 

penknight

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I understand what you're going through. My family has gone through those kinds of things a lot. I'll definitely pray for you
 

tourist

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I fully understand about financial struggles and have said a prayer for you and your family. You are indeed wise in remembering your blessings as this is quite hard to do in the midst of trials. Glad to have you join us. Welcome to CC.
 
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Hello, I understand this kind of struggles. Please don't give up, you two will find a way to get through it.
When I started family with my late husband, I was so depressed with our poor financial situation. We borrowed money to buy a house and had no money for furniture. We slept on floor and ate sitting on stairs with a carton box as table. I was frustrated, but my husband was optimistic. He held my hands and said,"Baby, look, we have hands, we can build a beautiful home and beautiful lives together." It's true, he planed our lives very well. He did 2 jobs at that time and decorated our house all by himself with a little help from me. In 10 years, we totally changed our lives, he got promoted and I got my PHD.we are not struggling with financial problems anymore.
Please keep working, plan well and try all your best to get a better life. I believe you will make it.
God bless you.
 

levi85

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Lord bless steph with finances to meet their needs. Bless her husband with a job and we pray help them to repair their truck. Lord please bless steph and her husband. In Jesus Holy name, Amen!
 
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I’m so sorry to hear about your loss and financial struggles, Steph. I know how difficult and frustrating it must be for you to go through this. Please know that I’ll be praying for you and your husband, asking the Lord to provide for all your needs and surround you with many reminders of His unfailing watch-care. Remember that He cares about every detail of your life. May He be your provider and sustainer in many tangible ways. Sending hugs & prayers your way!
 

pam4him

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So sorry for your "storm". And thank you for the prayers as I had family affected by Harvey. However, that does not lessen the stress you are under. Sounds like it's been tough for you. Waiting on God's timing can sometimes get us down. But if we are faithful He will provide, and often in unexpected ways. Keep persevering and trusting. Romans 8:28!