Today, here on Life with Lynnie (LwL), I'm going to tell you about yesterday.
You're probably thinking about whether or not I went to worship, yesterday. I did!
On my way to worship with my church family, I stopped and picked up my granddaughter, A!
A seemed to have a bit of trouble coughing and breathing. At first, I wasn't happy about her joining me. Especially, since she'd be spending time with other children, her age.
However, she only seemed to be that way for a few minutes. After that, she seemed to be much better. So, I presumed it may have been that she hadn't been awake very long. :)
We both worshipped the way we normally do.
Afterwards, we spent time with all our church family. You see, we were having a pot-luck luncheon!
A and I went to obtain our food. Then, we sat together, just as we do whenever we have time together, for meals.
A lady, M... who was quite a bit older than me, sat with us.
In the past, we chatted together. I knew she lived nearby.
During our conversation, she let me know that due to it being so cold, our pastor had picked her up.
Knowing I could easily drop her off, I offered to do so. She agreed.
Then, she let me know her address.
It turned out, she has lived across the street from where my deceased husband Gordon's step-grandparents lived. It was shocking to hear that M knew his step-grandmother... for years! In fact, they had been friends...
Wow! This was surprising. Not just to me, but also to her.
I dropped M off at her home. At that time, we both looked across the street at the house where Gordon's family members had lived.
It touched my heart. I recalled spending time there, on many, many occasions.
Although I didn't cry immediately. I did, shortly after I dropped off my granddaughter, A.
Just thinking about my deceased husband Gordon, and how he truly loved me, touched my heart. Especially, when I thought about how we celebrated and enjoyed Valentine's Day, together when he was alive.
Those tears didn't last long.
I looked to God. He always provides for me. And, did so again, yesterday.
Thinking about that, brought to mind Psalm 73:26, "My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever."
Just as we read in today's Bible verse, my flesh and my heart faileth; but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.
Grief, isn't easy. And, I truly don't believe it ever ends.
But, God is always there for us who have lost family and friends whose lives ended.
For this, I am truly grateful. And, always will be.
After all, life has to continue on, here on earth.
And, He loves us always!
Until next time...
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