by Katy McCown
“Taste and see that the LORD is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!” Psalm 34:8 (NLT)
“Drink your food for the next three weeks!” Doctor’s orders for my 6-year-old girl.
A few days before, our daughter followed her big brothers down a hill on her bike — a hill that proved too tall for our youngest bike rider. After x-rays, cat scans and doctors’ evaluations, they determined she suffered a badly broken jaw.
To help her heal, they sealed her jaw shut. Wires clenched her teeth together to provide stability for her bones and reduce the risk of greater trauma. Her new normal demanded a liquid diet. The task of finding one meal for my daughter to drink, much less three weeks’ worth of meals, left me concerned.
I walked up and down the grocery store gathering ideas. Hmmm …