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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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

What are you waking up to this morning?

In Freetown, Sierra Leone today 

at Congo Cross, the day has begun.   
There is work to be done,  busy streets and boulevards,
There is growth to be made, 
roads and highways to be enlarged,  

 and prayers to be said.   
Pastor (Pa) Foday at his church
Local Freetown Mosque
There is lunch to be had ...  
Balmaya: One of the favorite restaurants in Freetown!
 ...BUT poor little Roo lies on the floor with his "well-loved friend".   He has malaria.  

 Moment by moment the streets become more and more active.  
Taxi cabs and pedestrians dart from alley to street.  Papers fly in the wind and tin cans roll to the gutters.  
Rush, Rush...Everyone is "taking care" of business. 
...all the while,  ill children are lying on the floor like Roo throughout the city, the country - unnoticed by the day's activities.   

Roo is fortunate, because of you, through NHA, he has some medications available.  He has a roof over his head. Even so, malaria (any illness) is dangerous in Sierra Leone.  No one is exempt from its effects. The minimum healthcare efforts we depend on in America are a far cry above what a Sierra Leonean can hope for. 

 NHA can't cure it all or feed everyone, but working together, we can make a huge difference in many, many lives ---one life at a time .   

Don't look away, don't give up - don't undo in doubt what you began in faith.  

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