4 results for month: 06/2016
Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but . . .
Bert had a warm and engaging personality. Until last year, he was very healthy for a man in his late 80’s. He was still living at home, able to care for himself. In fact, he had just taken a very nice woman (my mother - I fixed them up!) on a first date, and was looking forward to taking her out again. Then, he. . .
Helen knew she was lacking something. She just didn’t know how or where to find it. She had been married and then widowed. She had raised two children, but was no longer hearing from either of them. Having outlived most of her friends and family, she felt isolated. . .
Gladys had known sorrow and many trials throughout her life. Her husband was one of the young men who lost their lives at Pearl Harbor. This along with other issues led her into very deep despair and careless living. After some years, a woman began to share God’s promises in the Bible, and helped Gladys find peace in Jesus. Several years ago, we started visiting the nursing home where Gladys lived. She told us that living in “this place” was not. . .