St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Keep the prayers going for Kadijah

For the last two weeks, we've been dealing with illnesses in Sierra Leone. Serious illnesses: Sheaku dealing with severe internal parasite infestation, Fatu ( James/Mako's mother) with malaria and typhoid, Betsy at Dyclar in Freetown with malaria, and poor Kadijah suffering the typhoid and malaria like James' mother.
Everyone is on the mend but Kadijah is lagging behind.

Her illness has been extremely hard on her and she has not been able to move, her body in pain, swollen joints.
She just started on the Cipro that I left her and as is the usual case the 3rd pill has granted a bit of relief. Still in pain and very weak, she is at least able to stand now and attempting to heal.
Please keep Kadijah, and all of the others, in your prayers. These illnesses have been rough on everyone.
Thank you.