After another hospitalization last week, I had to set my thoughts on things above and not allow the sickness in my body dictate my level of faith. I thought I would share some of the verses that are keeping me afloat.Read the rest of this entry
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RENEWAL THROUGH AFFLICTION
It seems like my hospitalizations are what inspire me to write my blog posts, and here is my latest episode! About a week ago, my wheelchair and I had a collision with my bed rail and it resulted in a lot of blood and a fractured tibia. After my knee cap swelled up to an extra-large size, we realized it was time for me to go to the hospital for x-rays.
Even though I went to the hospital to check on my broken bone, we suspected I had some type of infection because while I was there, I became feverish, nauseated, and had fluctuating blood pressure. What should have been a quick x-ray and return home, turned out to be a weeklong stay with IV antibiotics and scary drops in my blood pressure. As much as I hate lying motionless in a hospital bed, I had some wonderful revelations.Read the rest of this entry
Lately I’ve been thinking about all I have to be grateful for, even as I sit in this wheelchair. When I think about what my life was like before this injury occurred, I am even more thankful for my current circumstances. This paralysis has given me a chance to finally live authentically, a chance to have a truly meaningful relationship with God, and an opportunity to have deep and abiding relationships with others. Read the rest of this entry