Category Archives: ILLNESS or HOSPITAL

Ministering to the sick or dying

How Do You Spend Your Days?

I asked Anne,  “How do you spend your days, now that Jim is gone?” I had attended a luncheon to honor Anne, our former Bible study leader from way back. Years ago she and her husband left for the mission … Continue reading

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Read the Bible to the Sick

Do you ever wonder what to say to a sick person?  Did you ever think to read the Bible to the sick? Where would you start? How would you go about it? Remember Charles, the paralyzed young man I visited … Continue reading

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God Uses Paralysis

It was one year ago that a young man whom I’ve known since his childhood was diagnosed with a debilitating disease, causing full-body paralysis.  One day he had trouble walking. The next day he could not move his legs at all! … Continue reading

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Anxiety Attack Solution

Eight-year-old Alex was experiencing anxieties. His mother asked him to bring a note pad and pencil and write some instructions for what to do when this happens.  She didn’t know what she would tell him to write, but she was … Continue reading

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Anxiety Attack!

An eight-year-old was experiencing anxiety. “I’m not sick, Mom. I just have a scary feeling inside me. I get afraid and I don’t know why. Whenever you and Dad are with me I feel fine. Or if I’m playing a game or have … Continue reading

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Please Pray for My Dying Daughter

She was only 45.  Although she was breathing on her own, she was in a coma and her body was shutting down.  Next to her bedside sat her grieving mother. I can’t even imagine what it must have been like for her, … Continue reading

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A Precious Friend is Gone

Anne-Marie was diagnosed with a terminal illness only months ago!  She was one of my most precious friends. Now she’s gone. We met years ago in the waiting room of an infertility specialist, as neither of us had been able … Continue reading

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Pray Through My Medium

A sick friend asked me to pray for her.  However,  there was a condition involved. She wanted me to pray through her therapist who was a  medium. I replied, “But I already have a medium!  Jesus Christ said, ‘I am … Continue reading

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Anxieties

Today I purchased some bedding plants from the nursery.  A young employee was helping me make decisions when I noticed his unusual bracelet.  “I imagine there’s a story behind that bracelet you’re wearing.” “Yes there is.  I struggle with anxieties … Continue reading

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Is Abortion Bad?

I was 13 when I first learned about abortion.  I asked my mother, “Is abortion bad?” “Yes, it’s bad!  Abortion is the killing of an unborn baby!  It’s a terrible thing!” That was it for me!  If my mother said … Continue reading

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