And then the Darkness Came
with Edith Yoder
“Edith, we urge you to learn Braille, train with a white cane, and learn to cook blindfolded...” These warnings from Doctors and a Rehab team along with major eye surgery and regular vision-loss monitoring by top specialists at Johns Hopkins University Hospital struck fear in Edith Yoder’s heart.. As a single Christian woman living alone in the mountains of Western Maryland she had already dealt with total vision loss in one eye. Now, the gravity of the possibility of total blindness was yet another blow as Edith felt even her “new normal” begin to crumble. In recent years her dream job as a CNA had already come to a screeching halt and it was obvious that not only physically but also spiritually, the decisions she would make in the following weeks would be crucial in this fight to retain her physical sight and her spiritual vision. In Christ, Edith has found purpose for her pain, strength sufficient for the struggles, and blessings beyond measure as she shares her message of hope to “Walk by faith, not by sight”!
Edith Yoder Biography
Edith Yoder lives in the beautiful mountains of western Maryland. In recent years her dream job as a CNA came to an abrupt stop when she was faced with the threat of total vision loss. Already blind in one eye, it was obvious that the choices she would make in the following weeks would greatly impact her vision: both physically and spiritually, in the fight to retain her eyesight. In Christ, Edith has found purpose for her pain, strength sufficient for the struggles, and blessings beyond measure as she continues to experience God’s faithfulness in amazing ways. As a single woman, she is presently serving God in ministry and volunteer opportunities.
Edith Yoder Recommends
In Edith’s interview, she talks about Light of the World’s daily devotion with Duke Duvall, which can be found here.