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Delayed Healing

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The cut was deep, bled profusely and was tender to the touch.I had fallen in the back yard while collecting tree branches for a friend.My right foot was covered in blood.I hopped down to the patio and knocked on the window of my husband’s study.I had him hose off the blood which exposed a gapping gash on the side of my toe.He irrigated the area with peroxide, applied Neosporin and wrapped my toe.Any first year medical student would know the laceration needed suturing or at least Steri-Strip to close the wound within 24 hours.My foot continued to hurt, so after six days I decided it was time to actually care for my own injury.Russell drove me to my office and I did what I should have done the day I suffered the damage.I had hopped around on my foot for six days when I had the ability and expertise to fix the cut.The healing was always within my reach.I failed to do my part which led to delayed healing.

Proverbs 4:20-22

20 My child, pay attention to my words;
listen attentively to my sayi…