MercyMe hits nail on the head

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Bart Millard of MercyMe. Photo by Eliza Marie Somers

Have you ever had an injury or illness that sets off a lightbulb in your head that makes you realize that you are luckier than most?

I went under the knife for "minor" shoulder surgery a few weeks ago and came out with "major" surgery when the doctor discovered a complete tear of the rotator cuff. I went from 3-4 weeks total recovery to 3-4 weeks in a sling and 4-6 MONTHS recovery.

But as I've been coming to grips with this looming rehabilitation and disability that I didn't plan for, I realize that it's only a minor inconvenience in the scheme of life. Especially when I see people in wheelchairs, or folks with missing limbs. My life is only turned upside down for a few months, not a lifetime. I'm thankful for this little rain and it brings to mind MercyMe's "Bring the Rain."
Here's some of the lyrics:

And I know there'll be days
When this life brings me pain
But if that's what it takes to praise You
Jesus, bring the rain

I am Yours regardless of
The dark clouds that may loom above
Because You are much greater than my pain

Have a Merry Christmas and don't forget to count your blessings.

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2 Responses to MercyMe hits nail on the head

  1. Elisabeth says:

    Good luck with your sur­gury, I real­ly injoy MercyMe’s music.

  2. Elisabeth says:

    Good luck with your sur­gury, I real­ly injoy MercyMe’s music.

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