January 2, 2005 "...they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so." Acts 17:11 (KJV) As I reread my journal for January 1, 2004 I realized how differently the year turned out than I anticipated. I was preparing to go to China at this time… Continue reading Pressing Onward
November 16, 2004 I thank the Lord for the progress I'm making here in the rehabilitation center after my knee replacement on November 8. I now only need Percocet for the pain every three hours which my stomach can tolerate right after I eat a snack. It was great to sleep 7 hours last night!… Continue reading Knee Rehabilitation
October 9, 2004 "For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us." Romans 8:18 (KJV) "What man is he that fears the Lord? Him shall He teach in the way that He shall choose." Psalm 25:12 (KJV) If the… Continue reading Total Knee Replacement
August 2, 2004 "Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you." I Peter 4:12 (KJV) "In every trial, there are gleams of light and relief, but full deliverance is often delayed by our anxiety to obtain it. God Himself and not the… Continue reading More Knee Pain
April 22, 2004 I had my painful left knee injected with cortisone yesterday because I could barely walk. I have been trying to climb more flights of stairs at work to get in shape for ascending the Great Wall in China, but it has only made my knee worse. I do wish I never would… Continue reading Pain, Pain – Go Away!