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To the Father Sitting in a Hospital Room

By: Stephen Sanders

To the father sitting in a hospital room,

You are not alone.

The days and weeks I spent listening to the machines and watching the monitors that were connected to my son were the longest and scariest of my life. Through it all, I leaned on the Truth that I was not alone either.

I knew that our Father was with me.

I also knew He was with my son, the doctors, the nurses, and my son’s entire care team.

I pray that in times of doubt, in times of anger, in times of fear, you remember that God is there with you. (Deuteronomy 31:8)

I pray you won’t let these worldly troubles shake your faith or crush your spirit. (John 16:33)

I pray that you can find comfort knowing the Lord will help you. (Isaiah 41:10)

In His love and care for you, God is surrounding you and your little one.


A father who has been there

I'm a father of 3 and husband to an amazing woman. I'm a self-described geek with an interest in woodworking.

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