The Italian Mama tells me this lesson that it took her 10 years to learn: “Don’t push yourself. You need to rest to recover. It’s a hard lesson to learn.”
Recover! Rest! Don’t push!
After this past surgery and while I await the next one to remove this enormous kidney stone, I’m on this couch. I’ll watch Gilmore Girls. I’ll eat the food sent from neighbors. I’ll do nothing. I won’t even blog (well—I might blog).
Maybe we all need to rest to recover today.
PS: The angelic nurse who wheeled me into surgery could sense how nervous and scared I felt. She said something I cannot stop thinking about. She looked down at me and said, “Now, this is where I leave you. But you are in the Lord’s everlasting arms. He is carrying you now.”
Maybe someone needed to read that.