Teresa Coda (Massachusetts)
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In every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)
I work as a hospital chaplain, providing spiritual and emotional care to patients and their families. Usually I end my visits by offering to pray with the patient, lifting to God the hopes, concerns, requests, and joys they have named. But some patients aren’t interested in deep conversation and simply...
My prayers are meaningful even when words fail.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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