You don’t realize how much you use both your hands until only one works. I know first-hand (no pun intended).
Even something as basic as getting dressed involves two hands. Thanks to YouTube, I’ve learned how to do that now. Turns out there are multiple uses for a broomstick. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfsZ34OEetA
I can’t drive, cook, or water the garden until my wrist heals, which will take several weeks. I love my plants and flowers so I really hate that.
Thankfully, I have several friends and family members helping me. One of my neighbors brought dinner over the other night. She also volunteered to drive when we went to the theater last week. Another friend has offered me a ride to church.
My parents have been shopping for me, as well as watering my plants and cleaning around the house.
Pushing a vacuum with only one hand just doesn’t work. And forget about dragging a hose.
I don’t like having to depend on other people, but I’m glad it’s temporary. Letting people help me also gives them the blessing to someone. I truly am blessed to have such loving, supportive family and friends. Keeping this perspective helps a lot.
How have you been blessed by someone’s generosity when you needed it? Or perhaps you’ve had the privilege of helping someone else. Share it here so we can all benefit from it.