Renew Your Strength!

      www.theinspirationcafeblog.net/renew-your-strength                               Adele’s Inspiration Cafe Blog: “Renew Your strength”                      Isaiah 40:31 Renew Your Strength! One of my favorite parts of being a Chaplain, is that sometimes I get to visit people who are sick, grieving, or hurting in some way at the hospital, a rehab center, or at home. Several months ago I started visiting a 50 year old woman named Cathy from Manna House, who is in a rehabilitation center who was there because she fell down a flight of stairs and was declared “a quadriplegic.” For two full months, she laid in bed without the benefit of regular, daily physical therapy because she was deemed having no rehabilitative potential whatsoever. This was the scenario the first time I went to visit her as she lay almost motionless in her bed at the rehab facility.   During the first visit with her, she could barely move at all, and even needed help to sip water sitting up in bed. We talked, I prayed with her and laid my hands on her arms and legs for God’s holy intervention in the name of Jesus, that He would heal her cervical spine and restore her to full health and movement once again. After we prayed, I started to leave the room but saw something startling and wonderful out of the corner of my eye…   As an old neurology nurse, I recognized that her arms and feet were twitching slightly, clearly a time for celebration, and...