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A doctor hugs and comforts a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross

Station thirteen - A doctor hugs and comforts a patient It asked a crumb Emily Dickinson Holy God, we pray for healers and for the dying. Grant physicians and nurses strength and resolve in their care of the dying, hold in your loving embrace the ill and isolated. With your gracious compassion and care, alleviate anxiety, offer calm, and comfort the lonesome. We ask these things in the name of the one who heals all, Jesus Christ. AmenAre there photographs, news clips, or stories…

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How Can I Help?

Those of us who are strong and able in the faith need to step in and lend a hand to those who falter, and not just do what is most convenient for us. Strength is for service, not status. Each one of us needs to look after the good of the people around us, asking ourselves, "How can I help?"That's exactly what Jesus did. He didn't make it easy for himself by avoiding people's troubles, but waded right in and helped out. "I…

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Choose Something Like a Star

When I was in high school, I was a member of the Wauwatosa (Wisconsin) East High School Concert Choir. Every weekday at 11:05, we took our music, got into our assigned seats, and readied ourselves to practice for the next hour. Mr. Bilderback, the director, was a task master but he took great pride in the choir. As a second alto, I rarely got to sing any exciting parts.Sometimes we competed in the Wisconsin high school choir competition, but that depended on whether…

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