Her mommy said she cried for awhile. She sent me this, tears but a smile.
She has a little friend, Lillie. I'm thankful.
Yesterday and today I filled in for the church secretary. I had a chance to work on my Sunday School lesson and Bible study. I had the opportunity to pray with a grieving mom over the phone. Her 7th grade son had a classmate who died suddenly, cause unknown and her husband's best friend died suddenly with a heart attack. Peace? Yes, I can know peace in the midst of tragedy. Joy? Thanksgiving? That's tough.
There's just so much sadness. Without hope and God's peace, how would any of us make it?
I read this week that a grateful heart brings peace. I'm trying.
I lost a friend from home yesterday. She had fought the C word for 10+ years. We thought she had beat the odds. She told us before we left that she believed God was gonna heal her. It was over her entire body and yet she knew peace. She did not let it get her down. She started seeing a nutritionist and taking a regimen of vitamins and following the Paleo Diet. She hiked, biked, and fished. She took care of her temple.
Now she is completely healed.
As a new season approaches, I will look for new beginnings and practice peace and joy with thanksgiving.
I received a gift certificate from my secret sister. I went shopping. Notice the card.
It seems to echo in my ear,