Psalm 139:13 “For you created my inmost being, you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made:”

Earlier this week I watched a documentary about man who had undergone extensive surgery to reconstruct his face after the removal of a cancerous growth. A tumour the size of a tennis ball had been removed from his sinuses and as a result he’d lost his left eye socket, his sinuses on the left side, and the roof of his mouth. This made it very difficult for him to talk, he’d lost his sense of smell and he was not able to eat solid food, instead getting all his nutrition from a tube directly into his stomach. Needless to say, this had significantly changed his quality of life, albeit that he was now free from cancer. Continue reading

Make a wish

7 That night God appeared to Solomon and said to him, “Ask for whatever you want me to give you.”

8 Solomon answered God, “You have shown great kindness to David my father and have made me king in his place. 9 Now, Lord God, let your promise to my father David be confirmed, for you have made me king over a people who are as numerous as the dust of the earth. 10 Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?” Continue reading