Today I want to share a little hope. This is the golden thread we all live on. Without hope in something beyond ourselves and this life there is truly no purpose or reason to go on. If our short span of years in this life is all there is, if this is as good as it gets, why take the ride at all.
No, I don’t believe for a minute that life is only about the short time we are drawing breath here and now. This life is only the beginning. Eternity with all the joy and peace of heaven is waiting for each one who truly chooses to be there. Jesus, the Father, Heaven is not a myth.
This past week and for the next couple of weeks I will stand helplessly by as one of the best friends I’ve known in this life dies. He has fought a good fight and will lose his battle with prostate cancer in the very near future. Why is he dying? Why not do all the great herbal therapies and live? There is life within reach of anyone who chooses to do the work.
He did do the work. Seven years ago we all rejoiced in his victory over cancer. My friend moved in with us, my husband and myself, shortly after we purchased our current home. He was a huge blessing, helping renovate and remodel this massive house. I don’t think we could have done it without his help. Two years ago he received emotionally shattering news. Unable to emotionally cope with his loss it was not long before his cancer returned. He has chosen not to do a program this time. God bless him, he has done all he can. His heart is broken.
Our life and times are in the Father’s care. All His plans for us are perfect. This side of eternity our vision is imperfect. We do not see the reality the Father knows so we must trust in His undying love and care for us. He holds nothing back. All heaven in vested in the salvation of man. This knowledge, this reality is the golden thread binding our heart with the infinite heart of God.