St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

With St. Simeon, the God receiver, as our patron, the skete seeks to practice the ideals found in our Rule, The Thousand Day Nazareth. In simplicity and poverty, the skete embraces the struggle of inner life through the practice of the Prayer Rope.

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Thank you for your continued prayers, good wishes, thoughts and deeds. Its been a rough few days for all of us as we pray Kadijah through this discomforting time.
This ordeal has been most difficult on the Mansaray family. Roo quietly watches and prays for his mom as she lay motionless in the newest hospital setting, transferred this morning from the previous medical facility.
The drip continues to push fluids through her, pushing out the bad medicine received from previous doctor and
keeping her hydrated as the malaria continues to ravish her body.
As the day ticks by, hour by hour, Kadijah has improved - not cured, by any means, but improved from the horrors of the previous days' trauma.
Slowly she awakes from the drug induced and malaria stupor, this is a promising sign of slight recovery. I can't help but smile as I see she is wearing my crazy "Cheese Monster" tee shirt that I left behind for her while in Sierra Leone.
Weak and groggy she eventually is able to sit up for a few minutes - progress! Keep the prayers flowing..... Good night! We'll update again tomorrow... Thanks for being part of the Nazareth House Family.