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Archive for April 2017

Grace in the Face of Suffering

By Lauren Webber, RN The Faces of Suffering.  This would be the title of the Times magazine news spread if they had chosen to highlight the 100-day national physician strike in Kenya. Thousands upon thousands of innocent lives suffering needlessly at the hand of bureaucracy, injustice, and corruption. Both sides pointing fingers, but neither listening…

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The Life Is In the Blood

CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN! As we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, we are so grateful for your faithful support of MedSend. We hope it fills you with joy to know that it has resulted in a mighty chorus – a vast multitude of voices in many languages around the world –…

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Finding the Hope of Passover in a Refugee Crisis

By Allie Riddle, BSN, RN

I come home from work trying to forget what I have seen. The last, racking chest rise and fall of a malnourished child, who appears more like a skeleton than body. The tear-filled, red-rimmed eyes of a young boy watching the small corpse of a friend or sister being carried out of the mortuary. The tension and fear in a mother’s eyes as she carries her limp toddler into a poorly resourced health clinic. I want to forget what I have heard. The last breaths. The cries of pain. The sound of tears.

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