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Thursday, January 22, 2009

God Who Sends the Wound...

Sends the Medicine!

This post covers both my Word Filled Wednesday and Thankful Thursday...

I know it's been days again since I last posted something here...and I promise several things. I did watch Sinulog and was about to post some photos, 'til I get into an accident at home.

I slipped...from the chair I was rocking/ playing with (ha, I always play with chairs, and it always get the better of me!) and I fell. while on the way to my trip down to the floor, I was trying to hold on to the table, grabbed the tray instead...and landed on the knife...or was it the knife landing on me.

It was so thing I knew was, I was bleeding and people at home panicked because I had a deep cut! You would think I cut a nerve...
But just as God's promise to us, he did deliver me from what could be the worst thing that could happen to me...and Psalms 121:7 below said it best!

"The LORD will keep you from all harm --
He will watch over your life..."
- Psalms 121:7

So many things to be thankful for --

♥ God encloses me with His petal of protection. I ended up with 2 lacerated deep enough that it needed to be stitch, and one wide enough also needing a stitch to close and heal it fast...yet none of them serious enough not to let me continue the things I normally do. I did not cut any nerve and I did not have to stay in the hospital. Praise God for keeping me from harm. The accident was a clear message that bad things can happen, but He will deliver us from the worst.

Look, I still am typing...

♥ The traffic on the way to the hospital was unbelievable as the Sinulog Grand Parade just ended. To that man wearing an orange shirt who took the initiative to get off his car and facilitated the traffic flow to make sure we get to pass, I may have known your name, but I will always remember you in my prayers...God bless you!

♥ To all the cars who did all their best to let us through, thank you and God bless you all.

♥ To the people at the ER who attended to me...thank you very much. You were so attentive, helpful and fast...thank you!

♥ To the doctor who did my stitch, thanks for carrying the conversation with me while doing the procedure. You made the sight and the whole bearable...thanks a lot!

♥ To the head surgeon, thanks so much for the fatherly care...

♥ To the secretary of the are so friendly and caring...may all the clinic in the world be blessed with people like you!

♥ To IT Guy, I have never seen you panic that way for the many years I have known you. Not even during the time we had to rush your Dad to the ER...thanks so much for all care. You made things bearable and easy for me...

And so many other wonderful things to be thankful for! Let me end this post with wishing you all a safe and wonderful day!

I invite you to join us in celebrating God's gace at Word Filled Wednesday...and please remember -- Everyday is the best time to give thanks!

Please check Thankful Thursday
d together let us celebrate
all the
things we should
be grateful for!

P.S. The blade/knife did cut my arm... but not my spirit. It may leave some marks...but it will be there to remind me how great God is and how He delivered me from harm. I hope people with scars will look at them the same way... ;)


Laurie Ann said...

I'm so glad you weren't seriously injured and thank God for watching over you. Happy WFW and TT!

GranthamLynn said...

Great thankful post and illustration. I am so glad you weren't hurt worse. Thanks for sharing your heart.
Many Blessings,

Mary Moss said...

I'm so glad you weren't hurt more seriously. Love your Thankful Thursday list:-)

Denise said...

Praise God for taking care of you sweetie.

Anonymous said...

Yikes that you got hurt. But congrats on having such a positive attitude towards it. :)

Esthermay Bentley-Goossen said...

Oh my goodness!
FIRST - Way to go IT Guy!
I am so glad you are okay - was thinking about you recently and when I saw your name on WFW Mr. Linky, had to skip right over.

God is Good isn't HE?

Gorgeous picture to illustrate God's Care of us.

Kindest Thoughts,

Melanie said...

Oh, my! So thankful you are okay.

Love, love, love you WFW verse and picture! Gorgeous.

broca's area said...

god really helps when u are in trouble..u just need to pray to him!!:)

Lori said...

Praise God it was not more serious. So glad everything turned out ok. Have a safe and wonderful Thursday.

Tery Lynne said...

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Dreamwriter/Teresa Lynne

Susan said...

Oh wow, I'm blessed you area OK!!

Hope the rest of your day was better.

Great you still found so much to be thankful INSPITE of everything!

Momisodes said...

Oh wow. That must have been terrifying. I am so glad that you are alright, and you had someone by your side. Hope you're taking it easy.

the princess said...

ouch girl! man, you are clumsy like i am. perhaps we should stop playing with household objects that way. glad it didn't cause you too much trouble, and i am also grateful for all the people who helped you so quickly. poor IT guy! you probably scared the hell out of him!

Anonymous said...

I'm glad you were able to see the work of Our Father before you.