In fact with each passing year there seems to be more progress needed to just remain the same...stronger glasses to read the fine print...extended exercise time to keep one's shape...a healthier diet for various changes that come with age.
This past Friday my dear Mom had to undergo a rather routine procedure...angioplasty and stents. She went in one day and returned home the next. (BTW- she is doing well).
Modern medicine has certainly made great strides in amazing ways. What would have been a long recovery from open heart surgery in years past is now an overnight stay. Who knows in time what "new" miraculous techniques will be found to cure or simplify other health issues.
Often as we get older we struggle against change and progress. We think the past ways were better and perhaps in some areas that may be true. Today though I am grateful for those who continue to press on to improve life and keep us all being "works in progress".
"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well." Psalm 139: 13-14 (NIV).
May each of you have a lovely week.