Why god allows one to be ill
Who wants so much to do God's will
Is something we don't understand
But may be blessings from His hand.
It might be that much needed rest
Your tired body to restore
That He may health again restore.
E'er the busy season starts once more.
You've fretted, "I have no idle time,
I must be on my way."
"Be still and now that I am God"
You hear that still small voice say.
"Dear Lord, I have no time to wait
Why must I idle be?"
Then comes the still small voice again
"Time also belongs to me."
Written to Don in his illness.
July 21, 1954
Elizabeth Calkins Lyons
[Don was in the hospital in KY at the time, I was about to start college there and later I ended up with the same virus. Caused by poor water in that city where the filter to the water supply hadn't been cleaned and many people were very ill.]
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