Welcome Back Readers ~
I’m sure I’m not the only person to pose the question at the beginning of this post at least once during their lifetime. After all, it’s completely natural to wonder where this journey called life will take you or what the future holds. This seems to be a central theme weaved throughout the circumstances of the last few months…
But wait, I’m getting ahead of myself…
Over the course of my one-month absence from this blog, I underwent surgery to straighten my right arm. Readers may recall that I had this same type of reconstruction on my other side, where the doctor chiseled out some of the bone in my elbow and stretch out the arm (including the muscles and the nerves) to just about a 90° angle. This time, though, was quite a bit different. When the doctor went to stretch out my skin and nerves in between my elbow, the skin broke. This left him with no other option but to take some from another part to repair it. That being said, the outcome has been positive despite having to deal with the open sore as an additional part of the healing process.
However, we tend to forget the unique opportunity that trials offer us- not only building our character but teaching us the dependability of God if only we’d trust Him! In Psalms 46, David goes even further portraying his relationship with God as a intimate one using words like “refuge” and “strength” in the description. I’m
not saying this is easy; hey I’m still learning this very important lesson myself.. But if we would learn this, it would make this journey called life a lot less stressful!
What do you say??