Finding permanence in God's love

We can't retire from God's tender care.

One day I received a telephone call from a friend. Her voice was small and plaintive as she said, "I just never thought I'd be in a place like this." She once lived on a farm with open fields and was now in a one-room apartment in a senior citizen facility. Within a short span of time her entire life had changed.

I wanted to reach out and take her in my arms to bring comfort, but I knew in my heart that something deeper was needed. Not that hugs and verbal comfort can't provide helpful support, but a more far-reaching and lasting solace was required if she was going to feel release from separation and loss.

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