Isn't it amazing how non-Christians react when they are faced with
their own mortality?
A co-worker today was told of a relative's
diagnosis with a possibly-contagious disease. Immediately she panicked
as she thought of her herself and her own children who had been in
contact with the relative. Her terror was palpable.
She had been
faced with her own mortality – and worse, the mortality of her children.
the parent of a special needs child, I face my son's mortality on a
regular basis. It is sobering and freeing all at the same time. I
can't keep my child alive. Neither can doctors, specialists or
medications. Only the Lord can do that.
My child's life is not in
my control. My own life is not in my control either.
So I can
just relax, enjoy, roll with the punches, living each moment AS
it happens. The future is completely out of my hands.
enjoy life and have God's awesome peace throughout everything. Life is
meant to be savored.
One of my best friends says, "Don't forget to
wear your party pants!"
Each day is a joyous celebration of
life, love and God's goodness.
How has God showed His control in
your life today?
Oh, how much He must love you then! Don't
every doubt it!