While all these seemingly ultimately important matters go on at General Conference. I was reminded today once again how far away this can seem from real life.
Today I learned that Pat Ellis died. I really think it was of a broken heart as his wife died last November. My tie to Pat is we both served the Timblin Charge. Something about that place ties you together in a bond. When my mind relaxes from focusing so hard on lines of legislation to make the world bigger, by eyes weep for a world smaller.
These tears are also added to the grief of Terry Shaffer as he faces this sunrise without his wife Beverly. Lord have mercy.
My Jesus rose from the dead. Pat's Jesus promised even though you die yet shall your life. Terry's Jesus promised you will never be alone.
And that is why I thanks be to God for your prayers for me, for Pat's family and for Terry.
Until next time...Grace and Peace