Monday, April 27, 2009

PRAISE GOD IN ALL THINGS!!

I wanted to spend my time on this post to share with everyone not only my current progress but to show others that with God ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE! I am so very fortunate to have the support that I have gotten since this injury. I have been to rehab centers and seen people with catastrophic injuries but they are forced to go through it alone. God has provided for me from day 1. Looking back on where I have come from to where I am now is a testament to the power of God!

My recovery has not been a coincidence, it is not by fate that I have recovered this far, but solely due to God working miracles in my life. From the day I was told id never walk again, I knew that a higher power had to intervene. I prayed a prayer that night in the hospital like I had NEVER prayed before. For an hour straight I made a heartfelt plea for God to bring me out of this ordeal. I wanted to be whole again, and not for one second doubt or limit his power. What an answer he gave me!! I am so blessed to have come this far but know that my recovery is just beginning! I will be doing therapy for YEARS but have NO DOUBT in my mind that I will walk again one day!

As far as my recovery goes, I have good news. These past few weeks I have been able to move my legs even more. Remember when I asked for prayers for my knees to return to me. WELL......slowly but surely they are coming back. I am able to know kick my legs out AT THE KNEES from a sitting position. During my pool therapy I did 25 reps of both legs underwater kicking my legs out and pulling them back down. PRAISE GOD!!! Although I still have more recovery to do in my legs, ITS A START!! Please continue your prayers for more recovery.

My dad bought a video camera this afternoon for me to use in my therapy sessions. I hope to most more videos to my blog in the weeks to come! So please keep following my progress, and i will share with everyone the Power of God, and you will see miracles IN ACTION!!
NEVER STOP BELIEVING, NEVER STOP PRAYING, NEVER LOOSE FAITH!

Mark 11:22-24
So Much In Him,
BRENT

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

That is awesome, bud! Looking forward to seeing the upcoming videos!

Joe

debbie and jim said...

Brent, there is good news everytime I log on and I love your attitude and thanksgiving to God for all he is and will do for you and your recovery. You and your family will remain in our prayers and although I do not comment everytime, know that we are there for you. I do keep up with your progress through Amanda and Kyle. Love you, deb and jim

Judy May said...

It's good to hear of your progress! I check your blog regularly to see how things are going. Keep up the good work. God's doing His part; the rest is up to you. ::)

Kimberly said...

Brent I am estatically happy for this good news about your knees! My friend and coworker Dr. Melodee Harris (she is the one who told me about Joni Eareckson Tada) asked about you yesterday. I told her about your amazing progress and the walking video on your site. When I told her how you give the credit to God and prayer she said "but I bet Brent is meeting God halfway." Amen to that! Keep up the good work!

Love ya, Kimberly

Dave Reed said...

Brent that is awesome news! With bending comes strength, and with strength comes the ability to carry the load and for the nerves to begin sensing and responding to messages from the brain. You are making remarkable progress. Keep up the pool work it seems to be accelerating nerve growth. I hope to bring you some other good news soon. Keep praying and giving the glory to God...he likes that...and he responds to it!!!!