Rhonnie Scheuerman’s Inspiration Station For All In Need This Morning
” Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried May the Lord deal with me,
be it ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me.” Ruth l:17
Author Ashley Kappel: Ten days after my wedding, my dad died suddenly and unexpectedly . My Mom and I were forced to shift gears from celebration and joy to grief and bewilderment. As we rushed around, welcoming friends and family, arranging the funeral service and pausing for moments of silent tears, we were blessed to be surrounded by children- my six nieces and nephews, ranging in age from nine months to almost four
Lily , who was almost three at the time, said to her mom as they talked over snacks, “I think Grandpa is up there flying around the world with Jesus.” Surprised, her mom replied, “That’s right, Lily, He is.” Thoughtfully, Lily asked, “Do you think that if I’m really good he will come back to see me?
I remember how often I’d believed that I could make things better because I did something good or change. God’s plan by making a bad choice. I knew that God had something planned for me and, in spite of my grief , I would find out just what it was. For now, I knew my purpose was to help little hearts understand that their grandfather still loves them just from a little farther away. And with that, I began to understand a little better myself.
Lord, remind me every day that You have a plan for my life and that You are with me always, even in times of sadness. Ashley