One of those days

I had a feeling this might be one of THOSE days when Gary was up most of the night with sudden intense back pain.
I was pretty sure this was going to be one of THOSE days when we did indeed end up in the ER at the local hospital.
Diagnosis – Kidney Stone. His first and, please Lord, let it be his last! We were home by 11 with a good supply of pain killers and instructions to drink, drink, drink, drink. (I must say it’s hard to get someone to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate when they are sleeping, sleeping, sleeping thanks to those good drugs!). Needless to say, it was a quiet afternoon. But then there was this bright spot –
Our mail arrived! We only get it monthly (give or take) so it’s always a big day when it comes. Except this box was
Yep. Empty.
The theory is that all of the mail that fell out of the box will find its way back to our FL mail service who will once again package it up and send it back to us. Eventually.
So yeah, it was one of THOSE days. But you know what?
There was an great hospital just minutes away from where we are parked. They saw Gary within minutes of our arrival. Kidney stones, though incredibly painful, are treatable and he’s going to be fine. We also got to try out his new Medicare card. And the mail? Well, I guess it will catch up with us sooner or later.
Because it’s THESE kind of days that make THIS all the more important –
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
I Thessalonians 5:18

Amen and Amen.

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