24.2.23: The sicker I become

Today’s prayer arrived about week ago. I’ve chosen it for today because I’m resting after a very challenging week.

The dust returns to the ground it came from…

The sicker I become, Lord God,
The closer I will be
To that glad day

When life is done,
And my poor soul,
At last, set free,

Returns to you,
With thanks and praise:
Becoming truly one.

…and the spirit returns to God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7; NIV).

The Rosary Hospital 

Yesterday I was entrusted with a beautiful, old crucifix which belonged to someone who has died. My husband cleaned it up very carefully, whilst I made a rosary to go with it. It’s not quite finished yet, but this is how it looks so far:

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