December 21, 2014
Luke 1:26-38
Romans 16:25-27
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26

Finding Support



from the book
Best Funeral Meditations


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for a young mother who fought cancer for six years

Elizabeth E. Conroy

I don't think that any of us are ever truly ready to say good--bye to a loved one. No matter how it happens, suddenly as the result of a car accident, or, as it was for Diane, slowly as a result of an illness, we wish we could have held onto our loved one just a little bit longer. Even when we see death as a friend who brings an end to pain and suffering, there is still something in us that wishes it had all been a bad dream - that our loved one had never taken ill and that life could go back to normal. Ron, Amy, and Marty, you will probably understand what I mean when I say that it is one of life's ironies that even as we rejoice that Diane is now free of pain and cancer and is enjoying eternal life we also...

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