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  The very foundation of Salvation is grounded in the realization that God’s unmerited love toward us is greater than any other power— including death.   Romans 8:35-39, Ephesians 3:14-21

 
It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his
80’s, arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in
a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am.

I took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over
an hour before someone would to able to see him.

I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with
another patient, I would evaluate his wound.

On exam, it was well healed, so I talked to one of the doctors, got the
needed supplies to remove his sutures and redress his wound.

While taking care of his wound, I asked him if he had another doctor’s
appointment this morning, as he was in such a hurry. The gentleman told
me no, that he needed to go to the nursing home to eat breakfast with
his wife.

I inquired as to her health. He told me that she had been there for a
while and that she was a victim of Alzheimer’s Disease. As we talked, I
asked if she would be upset if he was a bit late. He replied that she no
longer knew who he was, that she had not recognized him in five years
now.

I was surprised, and asked him, “And you still go every morning, even
though she doesn’t know who you are?”

He smiled as he patted my hand and said, “She doesn’t know me, but I
still know who she is.”

I had to hold back tears as he left, I had goose bumps on my arm, and
thought, “That is the kind of love I want in my life.”

I hope you share this with someone you care about. I just did.

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3 thoughts on “True Love

  1. Loved this! Reminded me of Jesus’s love…..many forget who Jesus is, but He never forgets who we are<3 Thanks for sharing Wayne:)

  2. Thank you so much Deborah for your great comment!!
    I agree with you!!
    It’s wonderful to bask in God’s Steadfast Love Always!!
    Psalms 94:18
    Thanks again for your visit and please visit often Deborah!!
    God bless you beyond all measure!!

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