In May 2004 I had a stroke. Now 13 and a half years later, or about 5000 days later, I have some questions to ask myself. I firmly believe that God wants us all to be healthy and he can, and does heal bodies and minds. However, I must be honest with myself and dare to state that complete healing from the effects of the stroke is probably not going to happen. Is this a lack of faith on my part – no, I don’t think it is. Continue reading “5000 days after I had a stroke”
For much of my life I felt that I was going to this life forever. O.K., I knew that I would have to die someday, but that seemed in the far distant future.
Then 13 years ago, at the age of 59, I had a stroke and came face to face with my mortality. I could have died then. I also had a blood clot on my lungs which was even more likely to have killed me. I came out of hospital in a wheelchair but I have largely recovered, to about 80% of my former physical abilities. Continue reading “Ageing gracefully”