I've got a play list for everything, but the other day I realized I didn't have one for Keratoconus, or KC, as all the cool kids call it. Now that's a shame, as there are so many great songs about eyes and seeing. Of course, KC is it's own unique beast and doesn't fit neatly in to one category. Let's see, we've got double, triple, quadruple images, blurring, light sensitivity, dry eye, excessive tearing, pain, discomfort, contacts, eye doctors and relatives who don't understand, cornea transp... Continue reading ...
As the date of my eye procedures drew closer, I was filled
with anxiety. The feelings were so intense, I was a little afraid I might have
a heart attack. I could not relax, I could not calm down, and I could not get
my body to respond to what my mind knew, that everything was going to be okay.
I doused myself with calming oils, took long, hot showers, read fantasy novels,
wasted time on Pinterest, but nothing helped me calm down. Finally the Sunday
before we left, I was able to enjoy a church...
Sight. Sometimes we don’t notice when our spiritual sight is
dimming, but we always notice when our physical eye sight grows worse. Our
spiritual vision can dim very slowly. It can happen so slowly, we might not
realize how we don’t take time to do the things we need to fill our soul
anymore; how we let the things of the world come between us and things of
eternal value, until we are figuratively blind. Then we sit there and wonder
how things got so bad in our lives.
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