Saturday, September 29, 2018

Day 88 Sometimes you can't find what is in front of you


I read today from a long gone philosopher that happiness is something which when searched for will not be found.  It stares us in the face.  It will show up at inopportune times.  Sometimes it is hard to understand.  I was thinking today of a man I knew while working in hospice.   His wife died one night during a thunderstorm.  He was with her all the night but noticed when the lightening and thunder crashed, she was cold and unresponsive.  He knew that when she died, she went to heaven.  People who die during a thunderstorm go directly to heaven as God calls them during storms. He glowed while telling me this through a few tears falling.   After 20 years or more, I still remember this story and smile. 

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