Our son Dane got his cast off of his leg yesterday morning, which is now fully healed! Or, mostly healed, you might say. While the bone is good as new, his leg being broken and casted has affected other areas of his body. His hips are off, his muscles are weak, and it's going to take time for him to be back to normal. Well...when we are broken in our lives, we must realize the same goes for us. We are affected in all ways: physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually we are weakened and tired. It will take a while for things to be "normal" again, so in the meantime...wait on the Lord who strengthens us!
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Episode #16 - Learning To Walk Again
Set Your Mind Above
What if I told you that God could be seen in the most ordinary things everyday.
If we just took a break from the busyness of Our Lives, to just stop and look around to consider the things that we encounter all the time and overlook
the lessons that we would learn from our children and in our homes are families. What if I told you that everyday ordinary event, could teach us. Extraordinary. Eternal.
Would you believe me?
Welcome to the set, your mind above podcast, where everyday ordinary events, teach us extraordinary, Eternal truths. I'm your host, BJ site, and I'm so glad that you've tuned in today. I'm excited to share my life, and my face with you, and I sure hope that you'll do the same along the way with me.
It's hard to believe that already three weeks have gone. By, since our son broke his leg, refresh your memory back in the third episode. I relayed, the story of how Dane was going down. The slide at the park, when his leg got caught and went the wrong direction, he immediately started to fuss and he couldn't put weight on it, and it turned out that he had broken and displaced his tibia, which thankfully set itself before, it was casted, by the wonderful doctors, and nurses up at UK, children's hospital. They told us to wait, 3 weeks before coming back to check his leg and make sure that everything had healed properly.
Well, yesterday morning, my wife, took him back up, where they x-rayed his leg and informed us that his leg had healed perfectly. We were so grateful. And so thankful, our brave son, this time, didn't even mind at all the x-rays or even the saw that they had to use to cut the cast off. He was the happiest boy in the world to finally be free of his cast and have Mobility again but it didn't exactly go. As he had anticipated, I would imagine when Kylie brought him home, I was able to see how weak his left leg from lack of Mobility for three, straight weeks had gotten and she set him down to walk for the first time. And all he did was continue to fall over, bless his heart, he struggled with bending his legs, straightening his foot and he still walked with a huge gimp.
Like he had with the cast, I guess, I still get the call him Tiny Tim for a few more weeks, you see? Just because his phone was completely healed, didn't mean that everything went back to normal, mediately other things surrounding the bone were affected, his hips, and Alignment, we're all off from hobbling on a cast for so long and it's going to take several Chiropractic visits to get them all. Straightened out. Also he just learned to walk not long before his accident, and then suddenly had to stop an adapter. This cast innocence while he is regaining his strength. He is just going to have to be patient while he learns to walk again.
It will take time patience and a little more adjustment in other areas while he gets stronger and gets mobile again. But if he's willing to wait soon, he will be running free. Like the rambunctious boy. He is as though nothing had ever slowed him down.
Our spiritual walks work in much of the same way.
Sometimes things happen in our lives that can bring us to a screeching halt and the only words to adequately describe it is broken.
Sometimes our Brokenness can be the result of sin or suffering or doubts, Etc.
It can happen at a congregational level, a family level, or an individual level.
As a result, everything around us in our lives is impacted.
I was once told the acronym of pies and that different things in our life can be broken down into P physical. I in the lexual E emotional in s spiritual
What we need to recognize is that these things are all interconnected with one. Another, when one suffers the others suffer as a result, just think about it for a moment. When you're broken and trying to heal your heart, it affects everything your sleep, your eating habits, your prayers, your focus, your thoughts, I mean everything we want. So desperately, just to get up and start running again.
But we can't.
We are weary we're exhausted and we're weak in every possible way physically intellectually emotionally and spiritually.
So what can we do?
I believe this is the answer.
We must learn to wait and look to God for strength. Consider Isaiah chapter, 40 verses 27 through 31
Why do you say? Oh, Jacob and Speak O Israel. My way is hidden from the Lord and my right is disregarded by my God.
Have you not known, have you not heard the Lord is an everlasting. God the creator of the ends of the Earth. He does not faint or grow weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint and to him who has no might he increases strength even youths? Shall faint and be weary and young men shall fall exhausted. But they who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall Mount up with wings like eagles and they shall run and not be weary. They shall walk and not faint.
Isaiah chapter 40 verses 27 through 31
We are going to get broken. Sometimes we are going to get knocked down and not know what hit us.
Some time might pass, and you might think what's wrong with me. Why are things back to normal yet? Shouldn't I be over this?
Be patient. You just got your cast off and you've got to learn to walk again.
Whether it's as a church or a family or personally, it is not going to go back to normal right away.
There are other things that have been impacted in your life because of whatever it is that you're facing, and it's left you, weak and exhausted, physically, intellectually emotionally and spiritually. So, wait on the Lord and be willing to trust him. He has not disregarded, you much, rather, he will work to strengthen you and restore you. But that takes time.
The scripture tells us that if we draw near to Him, He will draw near to us. That's a promise. Come to him and wait on the Lord. See that he can make all things beautiful in his time before. You know, it, you'll be running again, strengthened by the grace and mercy that are found in Christ Jesus and make no mistake. If you try to do it alone, you will not find the strength that you need to recover.
But if your strength comes from Christ, then through him, you can do all things. So long as you're patient, and wait on him.
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