Daily Devotional

Left Hand — Right Hand


My wife had surgery on her right hand and couldn’t use it for several weeks. She needed help to do almost everything; so I became her right hand. Some of the work and chores were unfamiliar, and I did them poorly. This experience helped me understand the idea of the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing. Nevertheless, my wife encouraged me as I took on difficult tasks, and as the weeks passed, I got better. Now that my wife is well and doesn’t require constant help, we are closer for having worked together during that time.

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