I spent a lot of time with my grandparents as a young child – some of my fondest childhood memories stem from time spent with them.
As a teenager I found Grandma far too old-fashioned and always came up with an excuse to not go to their house. As a young wife and mother, she seemed just a bit too conservative for my modern ways.
I look back and sorely regret not spending more time with her and as time passed I began to relish her knowledge and wisdom. Her patient endurance and her rock solid faith when Grandpa went home to Heaven.
Her unwavering trust in God to give her peace in her last days succumbing to cancer, which took her life within 45 days. Grandma taught me “what is good.”
“Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.”
– Titus 2:3 (NIV)
“Father God, I want to mature in You. I pray that you help me to grow into the image of Christ….”