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Thank you so much for your prayers. Back home again after surgery yesterday. On the whole, a very humbling experience (like most heart surgery, Acts 2:37; 7:54). But I got some well-overdue resting and reading done.
I must say that observing all the very involved methods of the medical profession to keep unclean things out of the body immediately made me think of the intricacies of the sacrificial practices in Leviticus.
After a blackout last Friday night, it seems I need a pacemaker with a defibrilator. It’s an inherited slow pulse with ectopic beats and the occasional flutter. I’m 43, fit, and eat right, so it’s a factory recall more than anything. My mum died with a similar problem at 49, although I think they have caught this early. I feel quite OK.
I would appreciate your prayers for the final tests on Thursday and op early next week.
In the meantime I am having some enforced rest under some phenomenally caring staff, which can’t be all bad.
or The Fool on the Hill
During the 2008 election campaign, I remember being chastised for suggesting that a McCain/Palin administration was the best choice off a “bad-or-worse” menu. As Doug Wilson put it, it was a choice between heading for the cliff at 5mph or 100mph.