With Browse Worthy, I usually take thematically related links and put them together every week or two. However, today’s link deserves a space all its own.
Katie is a dear friend to most of us on Gentle Reformation. She recounts on Warhorn blog, in a post entitled “Etenity Etched on My Eyes”, her testimony of the long valley of pain the Lord took her through due to surgeries seeking to correct a misshapen spine. In so doing, she also honors her parents, Dave and Jenny Long, who moved heaven and earth to help their daughter, and ends by reflecting on how her suffering prepared her family for what happened to her father.
Below is the first part to get you started. Be sure to click the link to read the rest of the story.
Before the surgery, my spine was curved in the shape of a C. It was twisted and it was deforming my rib cage.
After the surgery, two rods, sixteen screws, and several hooks now held my spine perfectly straight.
They said the next year would be a painful recovery as I waited for my spine to fuse in the eight places where they removed the discs.
“I’m so weak. I’m so weak. I’m so […]