We are anxiously awaiting a visit from the kids today. Rob has had a bath, and feels ready to see them. He has missed them so much! Rob’s surgeon came in this morning and told us that it is still up in the air whether they will do another o.r. cleanout or not. If they don’t go back into the o.r., they can change the vacuum that is draining the wound in his back at the bedside. Once again, although we are getting more ready to have him home, we want to do what is best for him and his long-term recovery. They will make a decision on Monday and proceed from there. We would pray that he wouldn’t have to go into the o.r. again, but we will trust that God will guide the doctors into the best decision.
I am blogging from Rob’s laptop – as a patient at The Med you receive a code to go online and it is great. I have taken some pictures that I am going to try to post if his computer will let me. He is in excellent spirits and still so overwhelmed at the support, love & prayers that have been sent our way. The day of the accident, I put Robbie’s wedding ring on my right hand and have been wearing it ever since. This morning I slipped it back onto his finger. He is such a wonderful man and I am so thankful to the Lord as He restores him. It is truly a miracle that I wasn’t certain I would see. I don’t even have the words to describe it.
We read a passage in 2 Corinthians this morning in which Paul is describing his affliction in Asia. We thought it described our experience too:
“For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves, but on God who raises the dead. He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again. You also must help us in prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.” 2 Corinthians 1: 8-11
As you worship tomorrow, please give all praise and glory to the Lord Jesus for His mercy over us. Ask Him to continue. We love you all.