forevermeg (forevermeg) wrote,


I think I'm coming down with a cold... I'm popping Zicam every three hours,
drinking plenty of fluids, and praying.. so between the three we should be
able to knock this thing out of the park.

Which reminds me-- testimony!

Yesterday morning I woke up, got ready for church, and began to put in my
contacts. The only thing was, they wouldn't go in. As soon as I put them in,
my eyes would start to burn and the contact would dry out. My eyes felt
gritty, like I had something in them.

Micah and I both chalked it up the volcano. The ash is so fine that they
warn you about wearing contacts since it can get underneath your lens and
scratch your eye. Same reason they tell you to be careful with cameras and

I ended up going to church without contacts in, which meant I could see
about a foot in front of me, and after that, nothing but blobs. I could make
out the general shapes and colors of objects, which, between that and the
voices, was how I was able to tell people apart. It was slightly
disconcerning cause I had to do my SS devotional without reading anything
and not really looking at anyone either, just blobs.

Sad thing was, I couldn't read aloud during SS and I like doing that!
Phooey. Stupid ash.

But we prayed for my eyes during prayer time. Not only did it hurt, but I
had a paper to write, and the photography assignment to shoot. I NEEDED MY

Micah and I got home and I went into the bathroom to try attempt #15,
praying all the while.

I opened my eyes, lifted up the contact, and in in went! No problems! No
pain! Nothing!

Ah, the power of prayer.

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