There are so many needs around me. A customer at work barely had enough to pay for her new tires, I offered to help out some and she said she didnt need it, but she was crying, and the Holy Spirit told me to pray for her. My sister-in-law has had a lot of problems, serious problems, in the past 5 years, her husband of over 30 years died of brain cancer, and she has had undiagnosed fainting spells with dizziness and nausea, causing more head trauma due to falling and hitting her head. The seriously lacking medical ability in the area meant that she also went over a year lacking in a proper diagnosis until just recently.. viral meningitis... and as she just began recovering from its debilitation, 2 weeks after a further diagnosis that the hospital kept back until today... possible cancer, some type of growths in other parts of her body that they will have to have taken out. Its a lot for her to deal with. She is beginning to lose hope of getting better. Another customer at work said his wife is in a vegetative state and that he is still caring for her at home, but he's not sure how long he can keep it up and he was so depressed. Another sister in law that has great difficulty breathing, on oxygen almost constantly is not sleeping well, always in pain, is worse than normal right now. Its not easy getting old sometimes. My wife has lots of pain due to fibromyalgia and arthritis and sleeps very poorly as well, and she is worried about her sisters. And all these people are just some of what I have been seeing recently. Although I am not depressed about all the sadness I see, (we are in a fallen world) I must be sad with those who are sad or fail in showing compassion to those I care about. So sometimes I worry, because I wonder why I am not more affected by all the sadness around me, that I must pretend to be sad, when actually I trust God to take care of them, just not in the way they want. I know they want a healthier body, and end to unending pain, knowing whats wrong with them, having access to medical doctors who know what they are doing, Things so many take for advantage. But everything in this world is temporary, our pains, our healthy bodies, even those fellow humans we depend upon for love and support. Only our spirits are forever, our faith, hope, and love... joined together with the God of the whole universe. To me, I say, what is pain and suffering but a temporary thing we must bear for a time. So I ask for prayers for these people and all the hurting people out there now, that God either heals them, calls them home, or helps give them hope to endure. And pray that I can help them however I can.