If you've been reading Life with Lynnie (LwL) recently, you'll know that I haven't been going out, much.
Partly, this is due to realizing that everytime I go out, I put myself at risk for picking up germs or becoming ill from being around people who are not well.
There's another reason I have tried to not leave home.
A while back, my regular nurse told me that the small hole from where the fluid was escaping my body, seemed to be opening up. Then, on her day off, my substitute nurse informed me that it had indeed opened up.
She measured the opening as being 2.0 cm long, 1.5 cm wide and 2.5 cm deep. Sigh...
This means that with an opening in my abdomen once again, I am at risk for driving.
And, with our weather fluctuating between being warm enough for rain, then quickly cooling down at or below freezing, it's easy to understand that icy roads could contribute to me injuring myself, in the event of a quick stop being made. So, I haven't been going out much.
But, on Tuesday, I did see my surgeon. He examined the opening, and redressed it.
I was told that he would see me in a week, unless I was scheduled for the CT scan. Just so you know, to date, I still have not heard when I am scheduled for the test.
As I've mentioned previously, I do not ask God 'why'. I realize we will suffer trials in life; He tells us so, in His Word, the Bible.
What I've found myself asking lately, is 'when'?
Ultimately, I know that God will heal me. One way, or another.
After all, God told us in Isaiah 53:5, "But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed."
Please don't misunderstand me, or this Bible verse. Yes, by His stripes we are healed.
Of course, once we belong to Him, by becoming saved, we are no longer just children of God's creation, but we have become in reality, God's children. Christ's brothers and sisters. And, heirs.
Our sin is washed away, when we come to Christ. We are healed from living a life of sin, for He has given us a spirit of self-control, if we desire to make use of it, in obedience.
And, we can rest assured of spending eternity in heaven, with our Lord. With bodies that have been healed. No more pain. No more suffering. No more tears.
How thankful I am for this.
Even so, I find myself wondering when God will provide the restorative physical healing I need. Will it be here on earth. Soon? Or, will it be when He takes me home?
Only God knows. Until it happens, I will just continue trusting Him.
Until next time...
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