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January 13, 2021

Since I’m 80, soon to be 81 years old, the life skill I want to learn is how to lay my life in God’s hands so that I won’t be so fearful. Most of the time I don’t consciously depend on Him, but I do consciously pray to God every day. Whenever in recent years, I’ve neglected to pray in the morning, I am out of sorts that day. But beginning in March of 2020, I have never ever been that afraid! That's when our world was hit by COVID-19, a flu virus. It is still present, thousands of people are dying every week. However, a flu vaccine has been developed this month, January 2021. Along with health workers and other essential workers, we senior members are included in those being inoculated first. My appointment is Friday, January 15, at IU Ball Hospital. Both my youngest son and my only daughter have already had their first shot. They and all of us will later have another shot. I pray to our Lord that this will start our world to begin healing from this terrible virus.

I ordered this Christmas cactus online to brighten my home 
with the lovely colors of green and red.


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