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Have Recourse To Saint Jude
by Peter Paton

Tuesday, December 27, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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" When you love someone, you love them in sickness and in health and you will offer heartfelt prayers to make them well again. There is power in the prayers said for someone you love more than life itself. Try St. Jude."



When the going gets tough, and it very often does

Have recourse to Saint Jude, he will always answer you

The Patron Saint of desperate cases, reach out to him now

When no one else will help, he will come on right through


Turn over your cares and worries to him

Trust him to answer all calls

The more the impossible the task, the easier he'll find it to do

Give your burdens to him, and he'll gladly solve them all


My mom descended into the grave, clutching his picture true

Thats how much  blind faith, she entrusted unto him

So if you are in deep trouble, with no solution in sight

Pray to Saint Jude immediately, and consecrate yourself to him


Copyright by Peter Paton 2005

Have Recourse To Saint Jude

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Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/28/2005
Beautiful poem Peter, the pic is awesome! My mother prayed to St Jude for everybody, daily;-)Thanks for sharing!

Reviewed by Sherry Heim 12/28/2005
There certainly is power in prayer, thank you for this reminder of St. Jude, I always forget about him.
Take care,
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/28/2005
Thank you Peter for sharing this...THANK YOU!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 12/27/2005
Saint Jude is one whose aid is sought when all hope is lost, especially in grave health matters and life-and-death situations. It is customary to make a vow that if he helps when called upon, one will publish a notice of thanks in the newspaper. Thus there often appear in the Personals column of newspaper classified ads ex-votos to this effect. The typical wording is a terse, "Thank you, St. Jude." Each one of those notices represents a prayer that was answered by Saint Jude. Interesting post, Peter.

Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 12/27/2005
saint of desperate causes, huh? I'm keeping his name close :) nice information and art, Peter. Dawn
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 12/27/2005
Faith also works wonders. Good write, Peter!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 12/27/2005
I don't really know much about the Saints so this has been very informative for me. Thanks.
Reviewed by George Carroll 12/27/2005
Immenensely popular Saint because of all the prayers and miracles that were wrought by him.
Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 12/27/2005
Thank you for sharing this. Some times we're surprised: Prayers are answered sooner than we expect.

Carmen :-)
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