A Request for Prayers and Patience

I ask my readers for your prayers – I’m having trouble with an old injury in my back. I hope to be back to my relatively normal state, but have not been able to keep up with my full schedule for the past week or so. If it seems I’m writing a little less, pray for me. If I seem to respond less to comments, pray for me.

It is a busy time of year for an Orthodox priest, with my parish coming first. I’m grateful to my associate priest at St. Anne for his help, and am confident that with your prayers I will soon be back to “full swing.”

May God bless you all! Glory to God for all things!

About Fr. Stephen Freeman

Fr. Stephen is a priest of the Orthodox Church in America, Pastor Emeritus of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is also author of Everywhere Present and the Glory to God podcast series.





10 responses to “A Request for Prayers and Patience”

  1. elizabeth Avatar

    Prayers! I am glad you are seeking to be balanced in what you can do in this challenging Lenten season!

  2. Hartmut Avatar

    I will pray for you. May God bless you and help you.

  3. tyrporter Avatar

    Our prayers are with you. May you be blessed as you have blessed us!

  4. Margaret Avatar

    You are in our prayers, Father; thank you for letting us know!

  5. kay Avatar

    You have our prayers – and those of so many others who you’ve touched with this excellent blog. Please take care…..K

  6. FrGregACCA Avatar

    U got it, Father!

  7. Mimi Avatar

    Father, bless,

    My prayers are with you.

  8. Ezekiel Avatar

    Prayers ascend, Father!

  9. Kealani Alexandra Avatar
    Kealani Alexandra

    Father bless,

    Be most assured of prayers, even from the still frozen North. Blessed Father Herman’s iron cross was so heavy, and the trees (!) he carried so heavy; strong as he was he must have understood back pain. I will pray to him, that he will pray for you – and what could be better than that?

  10. Bijoy Thomas Avatar
    Bijoy Thomas

    You will be in my prayers, Father.

    God Bless.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to blog via email

Support the work

Your generous support for Glory to God for All Things will help maintain and expand the work of Fr. Stephen. This ministry continues to grow and your help is important. Thank you for your prayers and encouragement!

Latest Comments

  1. Matthew, you asked: “If grace is everywhere present filling all things, then why do we also need the explicit mysteries…

  2. Matthew, I wanted to reiterate what Father said about avoiding the Gnostic heresy which treated the material creation as evil.…

Read my books

Everywhere Present by Stephen Freeman

Listen to my podcast