Monday’s results. The weekend was filled with “patient” waiting. Monday meant a procedure where a stent was put into my liver. This should resolve some of my liver issues.
These are certainly trying times. It is easy, very easy to become distracted and disquieted by all that is going on. My hospital roommate was watching CNN the other day and fell asleep. I was forced to listen to over eight hours of Covid19 “breaking news.” The longer I listened the more upset I felt my spirit become. Peace was far from me.
Eventually, I put on my headphones, pulled the covers over my head and started praying. Praying for a better spirit to walk through this season. I needed peace. Peace if this was going to be the end of my life. Peace if Covid 19 was going to harm my family or friends. Peace as I thought about all the ways in which our world is being disrupted and turned upside down by what is going on.
A few hours later I was reminded that my spirit was different. Peace had returned and there was a strength where there was once chaos. [Read more…]