Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Update #2: Gasping for Air

My second day with AIDS Hope involved visiting family-abandoned patients in a ward of mostly HIV+ males.

The first young man I spoke to through translation was a young man who seemed to be at death's door. I asked him if he knew Jesus. He said he did, but that he had forsaken him. He said he wanted to come back to the Lord now, and asked where he could go to church when he got out of the hospital (which I hope he does). We gave him an idea, and also told him that he could get right with the Lord right now, on his hospital bed. He agreed that he wanted to do this, so we prayed with the young man as he rededicated his life to the Lord.

Perhaps like me you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about your own problems. But how does your life compare to that of this young man? Lord, give us perspective and love-motivated action.
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ar TORONTO, CANADA | 2019+

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NOVEMBER

15 Fri 10am CCWM board mtg
16 Sat SL w/ ~Co (visiting M/BB+,others)
17 Sun 3pm funeral (FM's gma)
18 Mon (1) 8:30am VT prayer, (2) 4:30pm video chat (Chez,JF)
19 Tue 2pm rec. mtg (SN,KBo)
20 Wed (1) 9:30am VT Bible study, (2) 10:30am mtg (MF), (3) 11am l'ship mtg (MF,VS,KBo,JSh)
22 Fri (1) 10am MI b. mtg, (2) 4pm chai (JSu,VS)
23 Sat (1) speaking at Live Called - Toronto, (2) 6pm supporter dinner for M/FF

DECEMBER and 2020+
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Feb 14-17: MI conf
Feb 17-21: VT retreat
Apr 16-19: Europe MI gathering
Apr 20-22: poss. First Chair retreat
Apr 29-30: speaking at VMC conf. - Guelph area
May 8: 10am CCWM board mtg
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