I never tire of my backyard view 💛☀️
I never tire of my backyard view 💛☀️
Friday night I was gifted a night out with a friend. We attended a concert called Winterjam19. Amazing talent, music and worship was in the house!! First up is Danny Gokey!
And we sang……
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. (Romans 15:13 ESV)
I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. [philippians 4:11-12]
“ The slower the living, the greater the sense of fullness and satisfaction.” ~Ann Voskamp~
Things are not always as they appear to be on the surface…unfortunately, some people assume and see what they want to see, that’s not my problem.
Just about a month ago now, while attending a widows meeting at church, I was having a conversation with a friend, seeing her with both eyes one minute, and in the blink of an eye, it was as if someone pulled a veil over my right eye. One second I could see, the next all I saw was light and blur.
A hemorrhage….hopefully in time it would heal. In the meantime, adjusting to life with limited vision. Humbling. Scary. Unless I shared what I was experiencing, no one knew, no one could tell. I was my ‘normal’ self. In truth, I was not. I am not.
Unfortunately, my retina detached. I knew exactly when it happened. All the while I could still ‘see’ light, then I couldn’t. The veil got darker..black. I had eye surgery Wednesday. I have awesome drs who tell me all went well. Time will heal and I will see again. I pray anyway 🙏
There are experiences in our lives that forever change a person. 29 months ago Jim’s death did that to me. Losing vision, even for a month or two or three, has as well. My ‘perspective’ and my ‘view’ of my world literally and figuratively have changed. Where this journey is taking me remains to be ‘seen’, but I’m open and ready for it…..
“By removing useless, unnecessary and unwanted layers, you’ll open yourself up to find the clarity to ‘see’ what is important.” ~lindafedroff19~
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