This last week I had another eye set-back. The left eye had a retinal tear, which meant I had to return to the retinal specialist for laser surgery. I have to admit I was really down. The surgery isn't that painful, but it's not fun either. The after-effects are lots of soreness, floaters that don't go away, some bleeding and pressure...so I did very little except sit around feeling sorry for myself. This morning as I awoke I started to think and pray - Lord, everything happens for a purpose in my life and you said that it was all for the good...but I'm struggling to find the good. I picked up my Spurgeon morning devotional and he must have been writing it to me. And the king crossed the brook Kidron. 2 Samuel 15:23 David passed that gloomy brook when fleeing with his sorry company from his traitorous son. The man after God's own heart was not exempt from trouble; in fact, his life was full of it. He was both the Lord's Anointed and the Lord'