Chronic Conditions & Life Lessons
Driving home the other evening, I was struck by peaceful lights of beauty appearing in a sky of dusk. Nearing darkness, shades of pink and coral contrasted against the horizon of dusty blue. Before I rounded the bend, I pulled off the winding road in order to capture such sights from the camera on my phone.
Ironic, how God works. Just before the unexpected sight of “Heaven,” I was reminiscing about a family friend who had passed away ten years ago during holiday time. I remember the late stages of his illness as being such a dichotomy. Christmas trees at hospitals. Smiles for the sake of children. Death approaching while filling carts with Santa’s toys.
Has ten years passed me by? It hardly seems possible…and yet, lifetimes have come and gone…. If I unearthed a time capsule from all those years ago, what would I find? Deep down inside there would be…
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