Sunday, May 04, 2008

A New Body

As terrifying as yesterday was, last night was a very good night for Jane. Slept almost through the whole night, with little to no pain.

Today, I helped Jane take a shower, and when I looked into her eyes, it hit me. "Soon God is going to give you your glorified body; I can only imagine how you will look." I hope that I recognize you." We both started to weep for joy, thinking of what that will be like.

As she sat there soaking in the warm, soft spray of water, making "yummy sounds" (you'd need to have watched "Young Frankenstein" to get that) she remarked that the first thing she is going to do is seek out The River, Whose Streams of Gold, Flow From the City of God.

What a simple, yet absolutely wonderful and necessary thing water is. Most of the rest of us take that for granted. I for one will never again.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The photo looks like Amy! Is that Jane's photo?

May 4, 2008 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger Doug said...

Yes, it's Jane.

May 4, 2008 at 10:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You two are amazing people. I am so glad that Jane had a good night. I pray that she remains as comfortable and at peace always. Love and Prayers, Regina

May 5, 2008 at 6:52 AM  
Anonymous Stacey and Kathi said...

We are glad Jane had a good night. You've been through so much.

Stacey and Kathi

May 5, 2008 at 2:49 PM  

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