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Creator God, healer of all ills,
I place my health into your hands.
Guide the hand of my surgeon.
Provident God, grant me the confidence in your love and care that Saint Mother Theodore had, so I too ‘may not give way to uneasiness about the future’ but ‘place myself gently into the hands of Providence,’ as I embrace present and future as evolving mystery. …
“When they are ill, take good care of them.”
“I think that despite her poor health she will accomplish much good.”
“Oh! I would wish to suffer for you or at least alleviate your affliction. Be assured I do share it.”
“We were all very sick. When one was feeling a little better, she went to aid another, to hold the head of one who was a little sicker than herself. You never saw such a comedy.”
O Provident God, we ask that you bless and protect our homes and all who come and go from them. May our homes be filled with welcome for family and…
We pray for wellness, but we accept the reality of illness. In so doing, we come to a deeper understanding of suffering in our lives and a greater sensitivity to…
Drugs, alcohol and other addictions are tearing apart families, just as they tear apart our larger society. We ask that those we love see the way to their own liberation.…
I’ve come to think that the only, the supreme, prayerwe can offer up, during these hourswhen the road before us is shrouded in darkness,is that of our master on the…
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