Whenever Jessie gets an injury or wound, I often state, “Isn’t it amazing how God made our bodies to heal? And I bet you’ll heal really quickly, Jess.”
In fact, last Saturday she fell and scraped her face pretty badly…yet, today, less than a week later, her abrasions are practically gone.
I cannot help but marvel at how rapidly our bodies heal (most of the time).
But every time I say those words to Jessie, they cut at my heart like a sharp razor–for I am all too familiar with the heartache of caring for a body that doesn’t heal.
And ironically that heartache will never fully mend this side of heaven.
The body heals quickly but the soul heals ever so gradually.