Monday, December 12, 2011

Bye Bye Ye Ye

Grandpa Wesley passed away Sunday morning. Death is wrong.

Our family's meeting in San Diego for his funeral Thursday-Saturday. Please keep us in your prayers. Personally I need much mercy and divine joy to complete my exams and papers... in a weird headspace these days. But so grateful for all the condolences, the families who have been feeding me, Lisa and Sam for helping me find last minute plane tickets, everyone who's made me laugh and rejoice and (attempt to) whistle while I work.

One of my favorite books this year is the Jesus Storybook Bible. Sally Lloyd-Jones wrote it for children but I have wept at its beauty and at the whispers of His name. Here's an excerpt from the Isaiah story:

There was once a man called Isaiah, and his name meant 'God to the rescue!' ... God let Isaiah know a secret. God was going to mend his broken world. He showed Isaiah his Secret Rescue Plan: Operation 'No More Tears!'
One day, when he comes back to rule forever, the mountains and trees will dance and sing for joy! The earth will shout out loud! His fame will fill the whole earth--as the waters cover the sea. Everything sad will come untrue. Even death is going to die! And he will wipe away every tear from every eye. 
Yes, the Rescuer will come. Look for him. Watch for him. Wait for him. He will come! 
I promise.
Swhere it's at. Isaiah remains my fav book in the unabridged Bible. Thanks Rebecca Jerry and Kash for reading together this fall.

1 comment:

  1. Hey girlie. Just want to say I'm praying for you guys. When you suffer, may you suffer well. If there's anything I can do, please let me know.

    Also, this may not be the best time for a sermon, but when you're ready: