What band-aid makes it all better?

What did Kate (2) do when Blue (7) lay crying out in pain?

She got one of her new “hello kitty” band-aids a put it on his forehead.

Some days we all wish it were as simple as a band-aid.

…most days, even.

We’ve had fever and sickness in our house for 10 days now.  Now it seems like my son has another issue. It could be as simple as constipation or as acute as a strangulated hiatal hernia needing emergency surgery…and it’s up to us to guess and push.  We’ve lived through this many times, and fear – it rushes in fast.

…but these words…these words remind me…especially in the pain, in the uncertain, in the fear…we must keep seeking, asking, knocking…and receiving his gifts…counting gifts.

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. – Matthew 7:7

Kate's fix for Blue.

Kate’s fix for Blue.

about the hurt…the pain of loss that’s inconceivable and evil that thrashes much – Ann Voskamp said it best here:

http://www.aholyexperience.com/2012/12/the-truth-about-sandy-hook-where-is-god-when-bad-things-happen/

 

And I think it all should also remind us to reach out to those isolated, to those that are hurting, to those with special needs.  Here are some ideas on how to:

http://drgrcevich.wordpress.com/2012/12/17/how-would-your-church-help-michael-and-his-anarchist-soccer-mom/

 

That is all.

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