chair 1 vaccination

“Do you mind if Kenlyn watches?” asked Kristina, Kenlyn’s mom.  I got the okay from the nurse and, playing the hero, answered that she could.

Walmart people are familiar with the small screen that separates the “needle victim” from the public.  There is room for an intruder (Kenlyn and her mom) to stand against the wall and watch.  So I must suffer the needle gracefully, unflinchingly, boldly; I must show Kenlyn getting the needle is no big deal.  If I can smile, I’m even less a coward!

Actually I would grade myself a nice A.  It would be A+ except the coward part was in me – but nicely camouflaged.  Graceful, unflinching, bold!

This was a timely incident for me to meditate upon as I read in the Bible this morning about how we are partakers of Christ’s suffering.  Hmmmm.  Graceful, unflinching, bold for the sake of someone else – someone we love.

That’s you and me, Readers.  Suffering is not without purpose for good – for someone!

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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  1. Linda Lee/@LadyQuixote says:

    Brave lady! 😊

    My doctor talked me into having a pneumonia vaccination earlier this year. She said that only about 1% of the population get sick from that vaccine.

    As it turned out, that was the sickest that I have ever been in my life. I thought I was dying, a very miserable, excruciatingly painful death. But I survived!

    I thought being a one percenter was supposed to mean you had a lot of money… 😂

  2. Faye says:

    Interesting discussion. Thank you. I reluctantly agreed to having flu and pneumonia injections in the same arm last year. Never again! I did not die but my arm swelled up so majorly I thought I was going to float away heavenwards and it was in no way a Calling of God. Blessings!

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