Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 - Advanced)
Topic: Bold (emotionally) (08/30/07)
TITLE: Was I Bold?
By Freda Douglas
LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
ADD TO MY FAVORITES
It was fall, 1994. I had been diagnosed with closures of the carotid arteries and surgery was recommended, but I hesitated. The doctor who first diagnosed my problem said there was no danger expected from the surgery. The surgeon he referred me to concurred with what he said, but I still hesitated, still fearful.
I had a strong faith. I knew God always protected me and was always there for me. For that reason I knew I wasn’t scared, but still the hesitancy stayed with me.
I had a stroke following surgery, but I never gave up. I retaught myself how to type, how to talk and how to survive the stares that came when people first observed me following the stroke.
Was I bold? I think it was more accurate to say I was determined. Did God ever leave me? No, it us humans who leave God, not the other way around.
The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Accept Jesus as Your Lord and Savior Right Now - CLICK HERE
JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.