Monday, January 12, 2009
Brad continued through the day to have some difficulty breathing and a lot of trouble staying awake. By 4pm I felt his head and determined that he was yet again running fever. Brad shared with me that his continual inability to stay awake was really concerning him (& me & everyone else in the house)...he was afraid that his exhaustion was due to a lack of oxygen. I tried to reassure him that his body needed to rest in order to heal. He said that he was fine if healing were the reason, but he dreaded the idea that his condition could possibly grow worse. He & I sat together in the living room and prayed fervently that God intervene in a way that would prove instantly that He was working to heal Brad. It reminded me of the times that Michael Harbour tells us, "Lord, we believe, help us with our unbelief."
After we prayed, I gave Brad ibuprofen for his fever. After about twenty minutes, he started to feel better, he stayed awake the rest of the evening, and just went to sleep at 11:30pm. I am so thankful for a more encouraging evening. I pray that Brad has a good night of sleep, that he wakes up feeling even better, and has more energy. Thank you God for answering our prayers.
Posted by Jenny Wims Sullivan at 6:09 PM