Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Many... Not All!

If you read yesterday's Life with Lynnie (LwL) entry, you'll know that I wrote about Shrove Tuesday.  Also known as Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday, and Paczki Day (pronounced:  punch-key day).

You'll also be aware that I had no definite plans to go out and purchase a paczki.  In the end, I didn't.  Sniff, sniff...

That's not to say that I went without.  Actually, I did, yesterday; on the day it was meant to be eaten.

However, this morning, when my nurse arrived to clean and redress my still-open wound, she had a wrapped paczki in her hand.  After confirming that I had not enjoyed the tasty treat yesterday, she offered it to me.

At first, I thanked her and refused the sweet treat.  After more discussion, she insisted that I take it from her.  Not much argument was required.  I gratefully accepted it.

She was happy, since she didn't really want to eat another paczki.  Mainly due to the fact that she had already enjoyed herself while munching, yesterday.

After our time had ended, it didn't take long for me to inhale the sweet gift she had given me.  Mmmm.... good!  Delicious!  Thank you, D.  What a loving gesture!  My taste buds enjoyed it, more than you know.  God bless you!

Speaking of my nurse, I believe I should give you an update concerning my physical health.

Yesterday, I found out that next week I have an appointment with my surgeon/doctor.  That is when I will find out the results of the CT scan that I had taken, two (2) weeks ago, today.

From what my nurse has been telling me, it looks like the open-hole part of my incision, is healing.  In fact, yesterday she told me there was a good sign.  Blood was cleansed from the area. 

As I disposed of the used cleaning items, I saw for myself that there was indeed blood on them.  Something I had never before seen, after the cleansing and redressing of my wound.

Even so, while the opening appears to be healing, I once again have a lump; an area swollen once again, to the right of the wound.  Sigh... 

I am praying I will not require more surgery.  Even so, I realize that what I want or don't want, doesn't really matter.  It's God's will that counts.  May God's will be done.

As I said, this is a physical first for me, having blood in the open wound.  At least, as of late... since my last surgery.

Thinking about and even hearing the word blood, makes me think of Jesus.  Especially in reference to Matthew 26:28, "For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins."

Yes, Jesus' blood was shed for the remission of sins.  Not for everyone.  Only for those who will believe/trust on Him and the finished work He did on the cross at Calvary.

If you don't agree, please reread the verse.  It clearly says, "...which is shed for many for the remission of sins."  MANY, not everyone.

Jesus' blood washes us clean, when we trust in/believe upon Him.  So clean that God the Father, cannot see our sin, or the sin we have committed in the past.

I praise God for this!  Thank You, Lord! 

So, my question to you, is this:  Are you trusting in Jesus?

If not, please contact me.  Or, another born-again believer.  And, read your Bible, so that you will read of God's love for you and what He expects in return.

May God bless you.

Until next time...

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