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Tearing with Tears

December 28, 2013

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I’ve experienced a new dimension in salty trials.

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For every one shall be salted with fire,

and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.

Mark 9: 48

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It is not only a sweating experience to undergo difficulties and hardships:

there are always powerful emotions involved,

which means tears.

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I’ve been in hospital.

I waited for hours to get in,

have been sitting in a waiting room, in a pool of cold sweat,

crying quietly.

My tired tears just poured out.

– What can I do?

Always waiting,

and bad things happens anyway.

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I had to stay there,

because of an infection.

Inflammation is not visible on the surface, it is inside.

Operation wound opened up and some tissue fluid came out.

*

The problem is,

that specialists are not at work during the Christmas holidays.

I got antibiotics,

and I’m happy they are working,

but the operation area is still swollen.

*

They were really friendly to me in the surgery ward – again.

Most of the nurses know me now,

they remember my complicated diet

and my strong aversion against hospitals.

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The surgery was calm,

because most of the patients had gone home for Christmas.

I had a book with me,

a boring one,

so I drew on one of the pages instead.

I was thinking about all these beautiful prayers I get,

about the The convent of the Bridgettine sisters

and their concern about me – and they barely know me!

I’m immensely grateful,

but still crying.

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For every one shall be salted with fire,

and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.

Mark 9: 48

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