Thanks properly belong to God of course, who designed the human body to be a self-healing machine – and who also instills the germ of wisdom in the inventive mind.
But I know a woman who underwent hysterectomy on Friday afternoon and was able to walk herself from the car to the pew before and then back to the car after church. Because laparoscope. Instead of slicing the abdomen open and (literally) laying the guts out on the table, these days a normal hysterectomy has two inch-long incisions and a smaller one in the belly button. Advances in medical technology are a blessing to be sure, and in some ways it’s a good time to be alive.