Fighting for a reason to live

by Delila
(Stafford, VA)

I am going through extremely difficult times. As a single mother with no friends or family, its hard to deal with the constant hardships I have been faced with. For the past year everything seems to get worse each day. I don't want to live anymore. I want out of this pain. I want out of this worry of how I'm going to pay my bills and put food on the table. I love my son so much, he's 8, he's beautiful and he needs me. But I am ashamed of my life because I have nothing to offer him. Please pray that I find the will to carry on. To continue facing these hard days and believe that God will help me through and help me continue fighting for a reason to live.

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Don't give up
by: Jay Christian

I am going Fighting for a reason to live as well... We all can comfort each other.... If you wanna talk to some one i'll be there for you

Jay Christian

Your "reason to live"
by: Anonymous

Hello friend, you pray for a reason to live, but you've had it for 8 years now. YOUR LITTLE BOY. God new the struggles you would be enduring so long before they even began. And He gave you that reason to live. I know it's hard. But there's nothing more valuable to a child than his/her mother. Seek out help with your local parish. She your boy the love of God. Sing to your son. Play with him. The time you spend with him is soooo much more meaningful than any toy.


God bless you.

Prayer
by: Nick M

Please help her Lord. God loves you and cares. Please keep your son close and show him how much you love him. As long as he sees that, you will never have anything to be ashamed of. Your love to him is worth more than any material thing you could ever acquire.

I will continue to pray for you
by: Hopeful heart

Dear fighting for a reason,
I can empathize with your pain and suffering and will continue to pray for you. I too was a single mother, and my sons fathers seemed to do everything in their power to torment me. My ex husband went so far as to go to court for my ex and have my oldest boy go live with my ex. I couldn't find any understanding why my life had continue on such a downward spiral and contemplated ending my life because I was convinced if all my past relationships claimed I was so bad and wrong my boys would be better off without me. I would look at my youngest while he slept debating whether I should just do it or not. I always thought about how my 2 boys would feel later on. I knew they wouldn't understand that not only did I want my pain to go away but I wanted them to have a better life of I wasn't around. They would think I didn't love them enough to think of them. They would think I didn't care to see them go up. I couldn't leave them like that. I then met a woman at that time who introduced me to her church and I reacquainted myself with The Lord. Shortly thereafter, I ended up meeting my now husband. I know it was my prayers and life changes that brought my husband to me. While our lives aren't perfect, our family is strong with The Lord as our center. We gave been blessed with a daughter. Out of all the darkness you are drowned by there will eventually be a glimmer of light. When that much needed light comes it will surround your whole being and your life while better than you could imagine. Your child will one day know of struggles and you will be their inspiration in a time of need. Keep your faith, keep I stilling faith into your child and Our Lord will give you all you need. Not in our time, not when we want it but when he says now is the time. I will pray The Lord lightens your load and fills you with strength, and peace. Cast away the darkness and dark thoughts. May the light start to fill your life. In Jesus name I will pray, Amen

You are already a winner
by: Anonymous

Hi I will be praying with you. Jesus is your strength. I've been there. God is able. He gave you your son because he knew that he could trust you with him. At all times we have to trust God. No matter what. Praise God were you are and watch God. To let you know that I have there with boys and was at the same place. I had to stand on the word of God. He know all about us. He love you. Keep looking up. God will move you forward. God Bless

I'm praying for you
by: Anonymous

I have been a single mom for the past 8 years. It's hard and it hurts but do not give up. God hears your cries and will send you an answer and he will give you peace. I found this website today to ask God to help me and give me strength and I was led to answer you. Please know that He is a perfect and loving God. There is a reason you are going through this. He will have the glory. Your son needs you and this world needs you. I pray for God's grace on you and for a peace to overcome you, a peace that surpasses all understanding. May God be with you.

CG

To the single mom
by: Anonymous

Hi how are you doing. I understand how you feel inside and I would like to have you as my friend. You might feel alone but remember that god is always holding your hand and I will too. If you would like to contact me write me back. May god be with you always.

To the single mom
by: Anonymous

Hi how are you doing. I understand how you feel inside and I would like to have you as my friend. You might feel alone but remember that god is always holding your hand and I will too. If you would like to contact me write me back. May god be with you always.

To the single mom
by: Anonymous

Hi how are you doing. I understand how you feel inside and I would like to have you as my friend. You might feel alone but remember that god is always holding your hand and I will too. If you would like to contact me write me back. May god be with you always.

reason to live
by: Anonymous

You have a reason to live, its your 8 year old son. I can assure you I know how tough this life can be first hand. When you think you are at the end of your rope think of how much your son needs you. Things will turn around for you trust in god and ask him for the strength and guidance you need. I will be praying for you and your son as well. May god bless you and give you the strength and courage to continue on your life journey. You are here for a purpose.

Your reason
by: Anonymous

You said it yourself you son is your reason I know your pain

your son is your reason to live
by: Anonymous

I read your prayer request and want you to know an old saying that keeps coming up in my life lately---This to shall pass. I know it doesn't mean much when you are struggling everyday with the simple things of paying bills and feeding your child. I just wanted to let you know that you are loved and more then just God cares for you. Good luck and know that God is with you in everything you do.

praying
by: Anonymous

Keep your strength your love is enough for Ur son!!

Prayer
by: Anonymous

I'm praying for you

Prayer
by: Anonymous

I'm praying for you

Walking in the same shoes...
by: Anonymous

I am also in your shoes...I moved away from my family with two children so I can make a better life for us all. I look to my children for inspiration and I pray. I know it is hard but you cannot give up...trouble does not last always. I struggle and live paycheck to paycheck but I know in my heart something greater is coming.

Walking in the same shoes...
by: Anonymous

I am also in your shoes...I moved away from my family with two children so I can make a better life for us all. I look to my children for inspiration and I pray. I know it is hard but you cannot give up...trouble does not last always. I struggle and live paycheck to paycheck but I know in my heart something greater is coming.

Praying for u
by: Anonymous

Praying for you that God brings you strength and peace.
Our God is a god who can do all things and is there for us even when we don't see him or feel him near.
I pray that God answers your deepest desires and in your faithfulness blesses you until your cup overflows!!
Keep the faith.... This too shall pass and this season is almost over for you.

Praying for u
by: Anonymous

Praying for you that God brings you strength and peace.
Our God is a god who can do all things and is there for us even when we don't see him or feel him near.
I pray that God answers your deepest desires and in your faithfulness blesses you until your cup overflows!!
Keep the faith.... This too shall pass and this season is almost over for you.

Praying for u
by: Anonymous

Praying for you that God brings you strength and peace.
Our God is a god who can do all things and is there for us even when we don't see him or feel him near.
I pray that God answers your deepest desires and in your faithfulness blesses you until your cup overflows!!
Keep the faith.... This too shall pass and this season is almost over for you.

Praying for u
by: Anonymous

Praying for you that God brings you strength and peace.
Our God is a god who can do all things and is there for us even when we don't see him or feel him near.
I pray that God answers your deepest desires and in your faithfulness blesses you until your cup overflows!!
Keep the faith.... This too shall pass and this season is almost over for you.

your not alone
by: mandie

I am going thru just that afraid because i have 4 kids and no family and hardly any friends and im poor and i stay with there father who is not right for me because i am so afraid but my kids deserve a better life i need god to give me strength and to lead me.. so i sorta understand you and i pray god gives you guidence and strength and a way to provide for your family in jesus name. Amen!

your not alone
by: mandie

I am going thru just that afraid because i have 4 kids and no family and hardly any friends and im poor and i stay with there father who is not right for me because i am so afraid but my kids deserve a better life i need god to give me strength and to lead me.. so i sorta understand you and i pray god gives you guidence and strength and a way to provide for your family in jesus name. Amen!

praying u find peace
by: Anonymous

I hope that God finds u peace. I know where u r coming from except I have two little girls. Ur reason to living should be your iids. They r gods children. They r our little angels sent from heaven to help guide us thru our lives. Just keep ur head up. It will turn out good for u in the end. I pray u find what u r looking for. Good luck.

Keep your faith
by: Your sister,friend

I wish I knew just the right thing to say, I've seen my own mother struggle as a single parent. I could say that god was with us the whole way through. As kids we didn't know we were poor or feel unloved. Gods grace was always there, without seeking him he was there. Know that The Lord is there,and TRUST in him and amazing things with become. Pray my sister and he will come....we love you.

Support
by: Anonymous

Hi Delila:

I hope you find peace and strength. You're right-your son does need you! Please know that I am praying for you.

Hugs!!
by: Julie

Prayers and many (hugs) are sent to you!! Keep strong for your son. He needs you!!!!

Just keep BELIEVING IN OUR HEAVENLY FATHER
by: lulu

You keep fighting to go on and let the heavenly father carry you.you are not alone. show your handdo not know he may be your some son that because there is hardship there is love and kindness in this world. Let him grow up to be a strong man because you
know he will be the one to help and heal you
along this path of life.

im praying for you delila
by: amy

Delila i am asking God to help you.please please dont end your
life.Things will get better.you must not let the devil win!! Im asking the Lord to help you.he loves you SO much!!!

god is with you
by: Anonymous

My mother was a single mom too and she had lots of trouble providing for us 5 kids. But my grandma and our aunts and uncles helped us out... hang in there god will help you through these tough times.... he knows your strength and he will never give you something you can't handle and when you can't hang on anymore put faith in god and he will carry you through.
God bless :)

god is with you
by: Anonymous

My mother was a single mom too and she had lots of trouble providing for us 5 kids. But my grandma and our aunts and uncles helped us out... hang in there god will help you through these tough times.... he knows your strength and he will never give you something you can't handle and when you can't hang on anymore put faith in god and he will carry you through.
God bless :)

There is hope
by: Anonymous

I just prayed for you. I believe that the Lord Jesus will deliver you and give you the strength and courage you need to keep going. He gave you a gift and a miracle in a son! Be encouraged, Jesus gave his life so you could live! Jesus loves you more than you know. Trust him. Read psalm 121.

Prayers for you
by: Holly

Delila, I too am a single mom of an 8 year old boy. I can understand the hardships and difficulties of raising a child on your own And I too have fallen on hard times.
Raising a child in today's world is a huge challenge in and of itself, regardless of financial or family circumstance...
You need to know that even in your struggles, you have everything to offer him. He will see the sacrifices youve made, your strength and your faith and he will learn more from that than any words could ever teach.
I know at times things can feel too overwhelming to overcome but it's in those moments you need to really lean into Him.
Trust in Him and His timing.

"spirit lead me where my trust is without borders"
-Oceans by Hillsong... A beautiful song that helps encourage me.

I'll be praying for you.

God shall always be with you
by: claudia

i shall keep you in my prayers although times are hard believe me when I say your son looks up to you to him you are his world I say this because I was in your son"s position as a child , my mother worked hard and I remember havingto eat soup for a week straight because we couldn't afford anything else we had no other family but eachother and God he never left us and he certainly won't leave you so chin up because life will get better

Della, You Need to Hang onto Christ
by: M. J. Andre

Hi, Della,

It pains me to hear you talking about having nothing to offer to your beautiful son. The pain and loneliness that you are experiencing will not stay with you forever. I promise you that life will get better. You have the strength within to learn to change your priorities and your focus.

Learn to be grateful to God for what you have it will bring freedom to your heart. Wanting to die when you have an 8 year old who did not ask to be born is really selfishness on your part. Read your Bible more, read about David's life and you will see how he dealt with hopelessness. The trick is, to always bring glory to God in the midts of your despair. Don't let Satan have the upper hand and find your identity in Him who loves you so much that He died so that you might have life.

In His Agape Love,
M. J. Andre

a reson to live
by: Anonymous

I lift you up in prayer. May god hear your cry's. I know through these times it is hard to believe there is a god butt there is. He loves you more than you can imagine. Just keep talking to him he will answer he will not give you more than you can handle. God bless you and your son.

Hope
by: Anonymous

Please believe in yourself and find your inner strength for yourself and your son. Your child was a gift from God because he knew you needed him and he needed you. Believe in the spirit of Jesus and you will find your way. Please hang on and fight. Use the services in your area to help you get on your way. A friend from far that cares:) XO

Hope
by: Anonymous

Please believe in yourself and find your inner strength for yourself and your son. Your child was a gift from God because he knew you needed him and he needed you. Believe in the spirit of Jesus and you will find your way. Please hang on and fight. Use the services in your area to help you get on your way. A friend from far that cares:) XO

lets gather our faith
by: Carissa

I am praying that God opens the doors for you to be happy and prosperous. I knowyour heart aches right now. You are not alone. I am praying for you. I am dealing with saddness and shame overa relapse and I know with prayer Jesus will lift us up.

lets gather our faith
by: Carissa

I am praying that God opens the doors for you to be happy and prosperous. I knowyour heart aches right now. You are not alone. I am praying for you. I am dealing with saddness and shame overa relapse and I know with prayer Jesus will lift us up.

For your son
by: Anonymous

Praying , I care . Think of how your son would feel if he lost you . Do not let him feel that pain .

Please don't let the devil WIN!
by: Tasha

Please, please keep fighting, for your child sake, trouble don't always last. I know how your feeling cuz I feel the same way, but I will continue to pray and trust in the Lord until I have no more breath in me. Stay strong my sister, and I will pray everyday for you, and please pray for me. AMEN

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