I am so sorry for your suffering. Both of my parents have passed away and I can understand your feelings of being "alone in this world". I can promise you that you are not truly alone, our Lord is right beside you every minute of every day. He is the one who guided your mother to adopt you so many years ago, just as He guided the hands of the surgeon during your transplant surgery... and countless other moments in your life. When I have suffered and felt most alone, it has helped me to visualize myself in the Garden of Gethsemane, leaning against the rock and Christ, seeking consolation in my pain and uniting it with Him. I will keep you in my prayers. Diane
Welcome to the Forums! I am so sorry that you feel so alone- Please consider that our Blessed Mother lost her only son and husband thereafter. I will pray that some good friends come into your life soon. If you are able to volunteer or go to places where you will met others such as your church, local restaurants etc. I am blessed to have a large family but often do feel alone because I have never married or had children like my sisters -there are many types of lonliness and if you need to cry Go ahead and cry and cry out to Jesus's Sacred Heart and Our Blessed Mother as they will be the brother and mother you need. The God of Love and Life the Eternal Father is your father in good and bad times-call on him. Do you know that Saint John Paul 11 lost his mother and father when young and his only brother at about 22-so he too lost his only family, pray to him too - God Bless you!
Yes if cry out to God and lift up our sorrows to him we do become closer to him.
The sacraments are a treasure to us in times of need.
I am sorry that your Mom has passed, but you weren't brought into this world alone....GOD made sure of it!
While it may seem that you have been through the ringer, so to speak, I feel that All of us go through trials and tribulations at one point or more. I wouldn't focus on the negative aspects, but think about what you just wrote....that you were adopted by "a good Catholic woman." That was a Huge Win right there!! Think about how very different your life, and You yourself, would be if GOD hadn't inspired her and guided her to you! And then you received a kidney that was compatible with you. Another Huge Win!
Continue to surround yourself with good friends and pray for guidance to be lead to a very good woman, and soon enough, you will have a great family of your very own! Believe It!!
Hang in there, brother!
Did you know that the name Jeremiah means, "Yahweh Exults" and that the prophet Jeremiah was called the weeping prophet?
Here's a song for you that may help. Give it a listen. It's one that comforts me when I feel alone.
May God comfort you and bring the right people alongside you.
There is a reason why this world is called a "veil of tears".
Saint Vincent de Paul
Mt 16:24 "take up your cross and follow me"
Rm 8:16-17 "heirs if we suffer with Christ"
... just a few of the many scripture passages that touch on our suffering.
Saint Nicholas of Tolentino
- God answers knee-mail
We are all the body of Christ and we do not stand alone. Yes we all have our unique cross to bear. But with Christ He will help you . Here too you have many that offer such good advice.
Welcome to the forums on Catholicmatch and know that you are not alone ..
God Bless us all in our daily struggles and offer them up for the salvation of souls.
Big hug to you and prayers.
This song will lift you up and it's ok to shed some tears.