Just then a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak. She said to herself, ‘If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed.’ Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter, … your faith has healed you.” And the woman was healed at that moment.

Matthew 9:20-22

Faith in Jesus and courage to speak out won through, even after the disappointments with others over those 12 years

Daily Reading: Luke 10:25-42