A beautiful reflection.

My Weekly Reflections

This morning, I sat with a friend at the hospital, first in the waiting room and then in the room where she and 3 other women received their chemo treatment for cancer. This evening, as I sat in chapel praying before supper, the images of the morning filled my prayer.

Marguerite Bourgeoys caring for the sick on the Saint-Nicolas Marguerite Bourgeoys caring for the sick on the Saint-Nicolas

The waiting room was a busy place, filled with men and women who were there for only one reason. They had cancer and were having treatments or follow-up exams. There were people from many nationalities and all walks of life. Some were elderly, others young and the majority middle-aged. Though, all were sick, it was obvious that some were sicker than others. One gentleman, who looked very ill and seemed to be experiencing some discomfort came into the room accompanied by his wife. Once they sat down, she tenderly put her…

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