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“A view through a microscope clarifies the various components of blood but gives no picture of the daily frenzy encountered by each cell. Red cells, for example, never sit motionless. From their first entrance into the bloodstream they are pushed and shoved through rush hour traffic. Beginning the cycle at the heart, they take a short jaunt to the lungs to pick up a heavy load of oxygen. Immediately, they return to the heart, which propels them violently over the Niagara Falls of the aortic arch. From there, highways crowded with billions of red cells branch out to the brain, the limbs, and vital internal organs.

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“A simple experiment confirms the composite nature of blood. Pour a quantity of red blood cells into any clear glass and simply wait. Horizontal bands of color will appear as various cells settle by weight, until the final multi-layered result resembles an exotic cocktail. The deepest reds; comprising clumps of red cells, sink to the bottom; plasma, a thin yellow fluid, fills the top part of the flask; platelets and white cells congregate in a pale gray band in between.

What the telescope does to nearby galaxies, the microscope does to a drop of blood: it unveils the staggering reality. A speck of blood the size of this letter ‘o’ contains 5,000,000 red cells, 300,000 platelets and 7,000 white cells. The fluid is actually an ocean stocked with living matter. Red cells alone, if removed from a single person and laid side by side, would carpet an area of 3,500 square yards.

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Laurie suggested that I read a portion of Dr. Paul Brand’s book, In His Image, today. I did, and it bowled me over, not only with its scientific truth, but with its beauty. This is part one of the excerpt. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did and are able to rejoice in our Creator’s amazing ability and power.

“For most of us, the organ of blood, if one can think of this fluid mass as an organ, comes to comes to our consciousness mainly when we begin to lose it. Then, the sight of it in tinted urine, a nosebleed, or a weeping wound provokes alarm. We miss the dramatic sense of blood’s power that sustains our lives at every moment.

‘What does my blood do all day?’ a five-year-old child asked, peering dubiously at his scraped knee.

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