Friday, April 3, 2009

Friday at 44 degrees.

Tom's Journal.

I am in the process of going thru my past blog and deleting all proper names of nurses and hospital staff I had previously mentioned one way or another. I never meant to be mean-spirited, but I hate to be called or labeled as "sarcastic" when all I am trying to do is help my wife get better, competent care while at the hospital. I am sorry if I offended anyone or hurt their feelings.

Hey! Hello.
It was fun to be a dreamer with the luxury of being home on my parents farm in WI, going to school and playing sports, and learning things, ideals. Reality, however, is another whole game, and I am sure there are many stories like Audy Murphy and Jimmy Stewart movies coming off the farm and into the Army--into combat. Many kids didn't even have to join the Service to experience hardship as they were terrorized and abused by parents, relatives and sibling. Shame.

My good younger Christian friend, Tod, went with me [I sneaked him in with me] to see Sharon in CCU this morning as agreed. the hospital chaplain and all of us took turns praying for Sharon and she loved that. Things are still going slow for her and her respiration hose in still crammed down her throat--very uncomfortable. She cries and is so frustrated that she can't tell us what she wants, and we feel helpless too, but there is still some things we can do with "questions for me-- and nods from her head."

Tod walked a few miles today in MY shoes, and now he is better for it, and wiser, IMHO, and he is very zealous for the Lord and smart as a whip.
For guys who like to collect good quality knives, etc., see and get their free video tape on Cold Steel proof, and how they put their products thru the most brutal of tests to make sure they are the best. They take a knife and put it in a vise, then bend it to the side 30-40 some degrees-- but then it comes back to 'true' unharmed. That is the type of individual I want to be. When abused or over stressed-- I want to be able to shake it all off my shoulders and gaze at my Lord Jesus-- and 'come back to true' , normal, with love, joy and peace again. Some day that WILL be true for all of Jesus' followers and servants, Saints!! In the mean while-- we must 'run the course' either until we die or the Rapture comes.

Friends, this is MY blog, my thoughts, my sharing of some sensitive, personal things. And when a 'new comer' come stomping in looking to just spread his own brand of "personal advice" with a pushy, sarcastic attitude-- sorry, but I have --and will continue to cut people like that off at the knees-- and I don't care WHO he is, where he's been, or what he thinks he represents. This happens only rarely so I have not applied too much supervision and oversight... yet. But if it gets too bad, I will do like others and monitor all comments FIRST before I release them for posting. Sorry MR Greed, you don't have manners enough to post comments on MY Blog. Have a great day! Bye Bye... If you want to push this issue and make trouble-- 'bring it on!'

On to bigger and better things now ... back to what Bro. Wayne from Racine, WI told me when he came over to my house yesterday, 'It doesn't matter what type of set up, system, way you do things in your own house and/ or regimen concerning bible study-- JUST DO IT !! lol. For some, getting up one hour early to be all alone in the quiet in the morning while others are still sleeping is the BEST, IDEAL time. For others maybe late at night, or whatever. I guess it's a lot like school home work. And YES, Christians never stop learning-- and also getting closer to Jesus Christ, our Lord and Master. To that end, with some of my eye sight failing, I actually love to sit out side in the sunshine, but not in a Wisconsin Winter.... Ha! And the Sun does something good to me and my attitude and dry that works for me. Night time is for sleeping. For my wife-- it's just the opposite, but after this ordeal-- I am sure that we will be looking at things much differently from now on. One of the hardest things to do is to SHUT OFF THAT TV ! I just love my comfortable EZ chair and like a little diversion after the hard day of running around and my legs and feet are sore. I used to read for hours in bed, but now days I fall asleep too easily. Please tell me what works for you. Maybe I can get some better ways to read and study.

Dear Penny and Rob, from CA called me on my cell phone a while ago, but my batteries finally went dead- so I have it on charge right now. Please pray for Robert's bad ankle, sore back, and Penny too! Thanks. Sorry my phone went dead as we talked, Penny. Those 2 fine people are very special to me. God Bless them!

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Tom Schuckman

And I am NOT afraid to leave MY email address in case someone has something personal/ sensitive to say to me:
Just apply the Golden Rule.... how would you like it if...........................some one did something to YOU?

1 comment:

Penny said...

I figured that was what happened, Tom. We love you. Penny