Katy was awake every hour last night and I rubbed her back between doses of pain medication knowing I could not give her another dose too soon. It made for a long hard night. We started this morning with a devotional from Spurgeon and prayer. Of prayer, Spurgeon said, “We have been compelled to go to God for our souls, as constant beggars asking for everything. Bear witness, children of God, you have never been able to get anything for your souls elsewhere.” Together we asked the Lord for strength to go through this day. I got a call from a friend around 8:15 AM and she also prayed with me over the phone, recognizing that we would get through the day on the strength that comes from God alone. It was after that we got ready to go to the doctor and we both functioned well all day on very little sleep.
The doctor was not able to determine anything based on Katy’s symptoms so she wrote prescriptions for pain management and I know she will be praying for us. I told her that I would be taking Katy to the hematologist on Friday and she was very glad that we were doing that. Although Katy is having tremendous pain in her bones she still had a good day mentally. Her spirit is cheerful at times. We both took a nap this afternoon and before we fell asleep we planned the ideal trip to a beach where hot sand could be piled on her legs for therapy. We achieved the right temperature for her dream by cranking up the electric blanket to number seven. That toasty blanket and the south facing sunlit windows put her into a deep sleep for a three hour nap. God was so kind when He gave us good imaginations. An imagination can make the gloomiest circumstances disappear with the slightest happy daydream. We had a great time on that imaginary beach, and we needed no sunscreen or bug repellent. It was a perfect nap!Comments: