Life is angled. Bent. But always upward.
We like to hold each other's hands
Look around with a hopeful smile.
To a lot of people, it would be a pain, but it wouldn't be quite so life altering. If you're an engineer sitting at a computer all day, yes, it would be annoying to use only your left hand for a few weeks. But taking JT's shoulder: a lifeguard, swimmer, surfer, and prospective firefighter:
well it changed our lives a little bit.
I had a sense that 2013 would test us in new ways. It has not let me down.
First the challenge to surrender my children.
And this week, God showed me the shakiness of my own faith by altering the health of the only human being I possibly love even more than them.
Two hours before his injury, as I was putting The Dude down for his nap, I happened upon Malachi 4:2:
"But for you who revere My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go out and leap like calves released from the stall."
I remember thinking...well, none of us needs healing. Why does this verse mean so much to me right now? I posted it as my facebook status anyhow. Thanks J.L. for reminding me how God was preparing my heart.
It's a long climb sometimes...especially when we're one-armed.
But it's always worth it.