This week two wonderful men, brothers, husbands, uncles, fathers and grandfathers transitioned from the realm of impermanence to permanence ~ they died.
From the family of the oldest man we heard stories of his desire to once again be with his long dead wife to know the joy of her spirit close to him.
The other a much younger man the family spoke of knowing he was now in a place of spiritual rest, of love and that someday they too would join him. They grieved for the time that they thought they still had with him and they found comfort in knowing he was at home in Heaven.
Great Grandma Katharine was in her 104th year when she transitioned to her heavenly home. In the years leading up to this what she wanted for her birthday was to sit around the heavenly table with her family members long since arrived and sing praises of love to God.
She was waiting for the Lord.
For many the transition to heaven will take too long, there being little value left in their human existence and for others it will come too soon before anyone is ready. Yet for all the knowledge of a house built by God where we will reside for eternity bring comfort.
I desire to have many more years to spend here on earth with my family and friends and at the same time...
I wait for the Lord