The Catechesis of Diabetes

Catholics ought, by rights, to be prepared to have things turned on their heads. Christ Himself is the great breaker of categories, up-ender of comfortable rules, the disrupter of plans. Sooner or later, Christ will toss you in the air to be sifted, your wheat from your chaff, and it is terrifying.

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3 thoughts on “The Catechesis of Diabetes”

  1. Simcha, my heart goes out to your daughter and your family as you navigate this unfamiliar ocean. I will pray for good guides and landmarks (mixed metaphors not withstanding.) thank you for this thoughtful meditation. Such a great reminder and just what I needed this Good Friday.

  2. Thank you for this article.
    If you need someone to talk to please a contact my sister. louise.jesserer@gmail.com.
    She has had this disease since she was seven and diagnosed on Halloween. She is going on 70. She helps a lot of people through the ups and downs.
    She considers it a privilege. Please feel free to contact her.

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