Healing takes time, patience and determination to persevere through the long process of healing. It’s not easy, but it is the reality of the healing process.
Personal Illustration: My own experience with the healing process of my right knee. About two years ago I had a total right knee replacement. When my knee started acting up and hindering my walking I wanted my knee to be better right now -not tomorrow. I wanted a microwave healing. I wanted an immediate result from my first surgery. I wanted it fixed now because I had things to do and I was tired of waiting for it to heal! I did not want to have to walk with crutches for six weeks. I wanted to be able to drive and transport myself around without relying on the girls. I did not want to be dependent on others. I did not want to have to ask people to get things for me. I did not want to have to wait for others to do things for me. I did not want people to have to get my food and my coffee because I could not carry it.
But it did not work that way. God had a plan to teach me some spiritual life lessons through this process. You see, I was very independent and I felt that I should always be able to take care of myself. I prided myself on being independent ...
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