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Cast Your Cares

I haven’t posted for a week. Have a Happy Cinco de Mayo! Just here for a quick catch up…

Today’s message in my on-line Guideposts devotional contains an unintentional pun. I’ve been told that the doc may cast this hand with the broken finger when I go in for my follow-up appointment next Wednesday. Meantime, it is wrapped like a mummy and the pain pills are an important part of keeping me from full agony. But they also have some unpleasant side effects that I won’t elaborate on…

Here is a screenshot from my iPhone:

Yes, cast my cares. Cast my hand. Rest in God’s Grace. These are important prescriptions.

Thank you for your prayers. God is good 👍🏽 If you read my blog a week ago, you know I misjudged the height of a curb, tripped, landed on the sidewalk with all my weight on my left hand, broke and dislocated the little finger. You know it could have been much worse. Coulda been the right hand. Coulda been the head or the hip. This left pinky finger will heal. I need to be patient, and faithful about elevating and icing it.

Before I go, though, I need to tell you: Love ya… Appreciate your expressed concern. So grateful for neighbors/friends who come with food and friendship. We are blessed indeed. Your kind words are a comfort. I’ve missed my WP blogging… but, it’s too hard with one hand. As the Guideposts message suggested, I need to let go my troubles, cast them aside, and rest in God’s grace.

Yup, this too shall pass.

Hugs, JanBeek

Comments on: "Cast Your Cares" (18)

  1. Sunny De said:

    Stay strong, little momma! I wish I lived closer so I could help take care of you! ❤️😘❤️😘❤️

  2. Wow! It’s good to know that things are going on well with you ma’am. The good Lord works to take care of us , most times we are not aware but on few occasions He let’s us catch a glimpse. Recover well my friend.

  3. Do hope you’re well on the way to less painful days.
    Sending all good wishes, and gentle hugs, for a speedy recovery.
    Melanie x

  4. Elaina Colby said:

    Oh I do love Maya Angelou! What wisdom. I agree with both of you. Cast you cares. Heal! Praying for you MomBee!

  5. The joys of the English language caste or caste… how interesting. I am glad you are in good hands on both counts! Take care!

  6. Oh no, Jan! I’m so sorry and so glad that you’re ok! I’ll be praying. I battled Covid for over 10 days so I’ve been hit and miss on here. Yes, I’ll cast all my care on him like you are doing. I heard a song by the Foster Triplets this morning called, “I rest my case at the cross”. I’m doing that too. Please take care of yourself precious Jan! 💛🙏🏻❤️🤗

  7. Thank you Jan! Keeping you in prayers. Asking the Lord to help you manage the pain as well as the need to be patient during this healing process. The quote from Maya Angelou is a treasure. Take care of yourself.

  8. Dear WP friends,
    Thank the Lord for lessened pain and continued healing.
    I appreciate your prayers. Thank you!

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