Three Year Anniversary Perspectives

9:13:13 Visit with Elaine

Photo of Sept. 13, 2013 Visit

As I write, tomorrow marks the three year anniversary of Elaine’s accident. As I ponder my own attitudes in comparing today with last year’s two year blog entry, I honestly see some positive heart changes within me.

Although I see Elaine continuing to suffer with some of the very same ongoing daily hardships, I see my heart more tender, less judgmental and more forgiving of others.

With each tear Elaine sheds, I share in her grief. However, I am thankful that even in her paralysis she demands no feeding tube or ventilator as the case three years ago.

As I recall my old friendships, actually acquaintances, that have mostly disappeared, I thank God for a strong Bible church and a few out of state, godly brothers who encourage me frequently by phone.

In remembering my past daily work regiment, I thank God for His provisions in granting me freedom to write, publish a book and be available for on call family needs.

Visually, I see the circumstances surrounding Elaine’s accident changing little. Yet spiritually I see my heart being tendered more deeply toward Christ through His transforming power and grace.

For all of His heart work within me, God gets the glory!

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About Our Dark Night of the Soul: Finding Solace Through Suffering

Our Dark Night of the Soul: Finding Solace Through Suffering shares the true story about a sudden family tragedy. As author of the book to be published in the summer of 2014, the true account tells of my sister being rear ended by a drunk driver. She barely survives the high speed crash being left to live as a quadriplegic. Written from a brother's perspective, the manuscript shares the heartfelt story of ongoing physical and emotional pain experienced by both victim and family. Only through God's grace can a family survive such a tragedy!
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One Response to Three Year Anniversary Perspectives

  1. christiansbuy@ccybernet.com says:

    Amen!

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