Remembrance Corner–the One in Your Heart — 

A dear friend– one of those once in a lifetime friendships that seemed to have started out of nowhere–made her transition six years ago.  She was much too young and the illness so unexpected.  Though she lived far away, I had gone and visited with her several months earlier.  I’m so glad I did.  We reminisced and laughed, and we cried.  We confirmed how important we were to each other and how God surely had brought us together to help each of us survive some very tough situations.  We looked back in amazement at how far we had come since those days.  After that visit we kept in touch by phone.  I was blessed to talk with her very near her time of departing earth plane.  It was wonderful to hear her voice, faint now, and remember the warmth of her wisdom so richly shared.  I was struck by how important it is to touch one another’s hearts.  I’m glad my friend and I did, so that in this essential moment love effortlessly flowed through the channel that we had opened so long ago.  Touching hearts gets lost in our zooming pace.  We forget to be present.  People come and go— do we notice that for at least a moment we belong to each other?  It doesn’t matter whether our encounter is smooth or rocky.  Significance is in the recognition of the miracle that we are God’s expressions in some kind of dance.  Psalm 46:10 tells us how to enjoy our turn on the floor, “Be still, and know… ”

In the Love and Light of the Christ,

Rev. Anna


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