We were faced with two choices:
1) Start the entire process over again - with the probability of and 8 - 10 hour wait or
2) go early in the morning to his doctor, get the paper and come back to the emergency room.
As it was now late in the evening, doing all that has to be done in the morning seemed to be the best choice.
All this was terribly wearing on my friend, but with encouragement he handled it very well. Of course, having to wait even longer was becoming a throbbing pain to him. I don't blame him at all.
This has been an adventure or a roller-coaster ride. Unfortunately, there are no "carny" stands to win a teddy bear or other such trinket.
So, encouragement became the most important.
One word or a pleasing smile
is often enough to raise up a saddened and wounded soul.
Is of constant need
Both in the inner
World of progress
And in the outer
World of success.