Tomorrow is Good Friday. As we approach this solemn remembrance of Christ’s sacrifice for us, here are some uplifting, beautiful stories to remind us that His love does shine through us. Even if we don’t know it. Even if someone doesn’t believe in Him, God is the Author of love, which has been gifted to all. The love we all know and have comes from Him.
1. Today, I waited on an elderly couple. The way they looked at each other… you could see they were in love. When the husband mentioned that they were celebrating their anniversary, I smiled and said, “Let me guess. You two have been together forever.” They laughed and the wife said, “Actually, no, today is our fifth year anniversary. We both outlived our spouses and then life blessed us with one more shot at love.”
2. Today, I walked my daughter down the aisle. Ten years ago I pulled a fourteen year old boy out of his mom’s fire-engulfed SUV after a serious accident. Doctors initially said he would never walk again. My daughter came with me several times to visit him at the hospital. Then she started going on her own. Today, seeing him defy the odds and smile widely, standing on his own…
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