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Hopes for Healing

I did not know what to say. That is certainly unusual for me. I found myself having an intense phone conversation with someone I had never met in person. She was not a telemarketer. This 70-year-old had reached out to me as a hospice chaplain. She had been so healthy that she did not even have a doctor. But she had been having some strange, scary incidents with her health and, when examined, was told she had a rare blood infection that most antibiotics were not effective in treating. My new friend was told she could die. She was awaiting results of a blood culture that was taken and now she...


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