Yet in all things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.
My best friend has conquered life! On 12.12.12, she returned to our Father in heaven. I have memories that span 22 years-from elementary to college, children and husbands, shopping and dining, drinking tea, attending cultural events, worshipping together, celebrating birthdays and other milestones, and our love of all things Twilight-Team Edward (I take pleasure in the fact that it was me who got her hooked, lol)-we have traversed the roads of life together.
On the drive home from the hospital, the theme from “The Golden Girls” kept playing in my mind:
“Thank you for being a friend/Travel down the road and back again/ Your heart is true/ You’re a pal and confidante.”
She was all that and more. I’ve never had a finer friend. My heart brims over with love for her. I take comfort in knowing that absent from the body means present with the Lord. More than a conqueror, cancer didn’t beat her. She ran the race until the end. For weeping may last a night, but joy cometh in the morning!
I encouraged her to start a blog, and for a moment, she did. She didn’t write a lot, but what she did is so powerful and motivational. I am still amazed by all that she was.
I praise, bless, and thank God for our time together!
So sorry for your loss!
Thank you my friend! How have you been?
What an amazing tribute. Sorry for your loss. But like you said “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord!”
Thank you and Amen!