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Then Jesus said to his disciples,      

"If anyone would come after me,  he must first deny himself and

take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life

will lose it, but whoever loses  his life for me will find it. 

           ( Matt. 16:24 )





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Cancer-Why Me, Lord?



Cancer! A repulsive word invoking fear. Yet neath

my ribs the horrid thing is growing there.  For

nearly a year the doctor tried with chemicals

to kill the thing inside.


 I trusted the Lord and His providing of doctors

and  medicine til at last deciding through

prayerful thought to close the door on

the painful treatments and take

no more. 


 I thanked the Lord for the thing He sent but in

hypocrisy Ė it was not meant.  My heart

accepted what God would give but my

mind saw only the negative.  


Of what use could all my suffering be?  How

squares this with Godís love for me?  But God

has shown me how much I gain beyond the

weakness and the pain. 


 For my wife and I draw closer, now sharing the burden

of this final trial, and with a phone call, friendship

card or letter, friends have reached out

and I feel better. For until the thing got

bad, I never appreciated

friends I had. 


As my feeble life slips fast away, His words more

precious day by day.  But most of all, I see a

day when this life and sickness pass away. 

Then on that day, by Godís good grace,

Iíll see my Savior face to face.


By and In Memory of:

 Donald James Wilson

Used with permission of

 his sister Yvonne Commodore


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