Tag Archives: illness

Joy of the Lord

“The joy of the Lord is my strength.” I’ve never heard this like I did a couple days ago. I have been battling a health issue for the last few months. Delays in getting into doctors, long waits to see … Continue reading

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The things we carry…

Have you ever been with someone who complains and refuses to acknowledge any way to change their situation? It’s so frustrating when we adamantly stay in our misery and refuse to look at anything that might get us out. I … Continue reading

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Carry your cross or lay it down?

What does it mean to accept things with grace? When we are given a cross to bear, do we just carry it no matter what? We are told in numerous ways to carry what God gives us. And, while that … Continue reading

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Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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Dia de Los Muertos

Today we celebrate All Souls in the Catholic Church following yesterday’s celebration of All Saints. In Mexico, the holidays are combined into the Dia de los Muertes or the Day of the Dead. It sounds like a horror movie title, … Continue reading

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Follow Me 7

Now we get to the part that I thought I was going to find in the first place. After the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus encounters a leper who asks for healing. Not only does Jesus heal him, but He … Continue reading

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Please Pray

I am asking for prayers today.  A friend of my daughter’s, 17 years old, has been in the hospital with a major heart infection for the last couple weeks.  She is having surgery today to replace a heart valve that was … Continue reading

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