When Our Friends Get What We Have, We Must Show Patience

When Our Friends Get What We Have, We Must Show Patience
  So, in the past six months, I’ve had three friends diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or colitis. Considering that so few people, relative to the general population, develop these illnesses, it’s interesting that suddenly I know several people who, like me, are fighting inflammatory bowel disease.   I have offered to be their support system,

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2 comments

  1. Sithu says:

    I understand your pin. I’ve been suffering for over 20 years and it seems that newbies are their own worst enemy. Suddenly, however, once they finally “get it” you become guru lady. That is equally frustrating because often your darned if you do and darned if you don’t. I always suggest that they discuss with doc.. etc… Then I pray or I pray first and then advise.. either way, I let God handle things because through Him all things are possible. 🙂

    • Tim Bossie says:

      That is so true. You want to step in to help, but many times your help isn’t wanted. Until, they figure out that this is much harder than they initially anticipated.

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