Friday, June 7, 2013

He Careth For Me! (+ a link to: Casting My Care Upon Him...)

In yesterday's Life with Lynnie (LwL) entry, I wrote about trusting my Lord, Jesus Christ.  After all, with how my health condition has been dealt with, I realize that He, being my Great Physician for whom all things are possible, is the only person I can turn to, for complete healing.

If you've been reading LwL lately, you'll also know that I have been writing not just a daily entry, such as this is, but also an entry filling in the time gap with information, from when I was in hospital.  Here is a LINK to the entry dated May 21st entitled, Casting My Care Upon Him... that I am posting today, along with this entry.

With regards to my healing, my surgeon/doctor has done what he feels has been best for me.

On the surface, I can agree with that statement, at least partly.  However, I must say that I've had some negative feelings, too.

I've wondered why I had been left eight and a half (8 1/2) months, before finally being sent to the hospital, for strong antibiotics. 

I wondered why my daughter P, was the only person to determine that it was possible that I had obtained a staph infection, during my surgery in September 2012.  After all, she is NOT a medical person.

Forgive me for saying this, but there were times when I felt like there weren't many people who cared about whether or not I would be healed.

When my parents were alive, I can recall them and other family members making statements like:  They don't call it a practice for no reason; they obviously haven't yet got it right.  And:  Doctors don't really care what happens, as long as they get paid; after all, they bury their mistakes.

As a younger person, I used to laugh and sometimes cringe when things like this were said.  Now that I'm older, I can somehow relate to those remarks.  Especially, lately.

The difference in how I relate to those comments my family members made, relates to my relationship with Jesus.

Back then, although I believed in God, He wasn't first and foremost in my life.  Today, I'm a different person.  No one is more important than Him.

I pray, regularly.  And, cast my cares upon Him.

Just as He told us to do, in 1 Peter 5:5-7, "Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.  Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:  Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you."

I'm grateful God loves me enough to give me the grace I need daily, to get through this horrific ordeal.  Just as He promised.

Yes, I have my times when I feel overwhelmed at what I've been going through.  But, once I have vented somewhat, I take a deep breath and refresh myself, praying.

And, as I said, I cast my care upon Him, for He careth for me.  And you, also.

If you do not know Jesus Christ as your Saviour, today is the day.  You are not guaranteed tomorrow.  No one is.  I pray you will trust in Him, today... before it is too late.

Until next time...

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