How Short Is the Road

June 5, 2009 at 10:13 am 2 comments

No one knows when my Dan will draw his last breath, but it can’t be much longer.  He slept off and on all day, ate very little,”tossed his cookies” twice,  drank some water with one drop of peppermint essential oil in each large glass of water.  That kept his stomach calm.  He was very confused tonight.  My excursion for the day was a drive over Devil’s Slide to go to Ross to buy Dan 2 pair of size 44 slacks, and a new belt.  Cancer may take his life, but it can’t rob hi soul.

The bright spot in our day was when a very special couple , Paul and Brandi, took time out of their honeymoon to see us tonight.  We met years ago in Texas.  We  pray God’s blessings on their marriage. We pray God’s blessings on you. — Dan

Paul and Brandi with Dan And Anne.
Paul and Brandi with Dan And Anne.

and Anne  — (The Lord gave me Isaiah 60 tonight.)

 “1 Arise, shine, for your light has come, 
       and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.

 2 See, darkness covers the earth 
       and thick darkness is over the peoples, 
       but the LORD rises upon you 
       and his glory appears over you.

 3 Nations will come to your light, 
       and kings to the brightness of your dawn.

 4 “Lift up your eyes and look about you: 
       All assemble and come to you; 
       your sons come from afar, 
       and your daughters are carried on the arm.

 5 Then you will look and be radiant, 
       your heart will throb and swell with joy; 
       the wealth on the seas will be brought to you, 
       to you the riches of the nations will come.

 6 Herds of camels will cover your land, 
       young camels of Midian and Ephah. 
       And all from Sheba will come, 
       bearing gold and incense 
       and proclaiming the praise of the LORD.

 7 All Kedar’s flocks will be gathered to you, 
       the rams of Nebaioth will serve you; 
       they will be accepted as offerings on my altar, 
       and I will adorn my glorious temple.

 8 “Who are these that fly along like clouds, 
       like doves to their nests?

 9 Surely the islands look to me; 
       in the lead are the ships of Tarshish, a</a>]” style=”font-size: 0.75em; line-height: 0.5em; “>[a] 
       bringing your sons from afar, 
       with their silver and gold, 
       to the honor of the LORD your God, 
       the Holy One of Israel, 
       for he has endowed you with splendor.

 10 “Foreigners will rebuild your walls, 
       and their kings will serve you. 
       Though in anger I struck you, 
       in favor I will show you compassion.

 11 Your gates will always stand open, 
       they will never be shut, day or night, 
       so that men may bring you the wealth of the nations— 
       their kings led in triumphal procession.

 12 For the nation or kingdom that will not serve you will perish; 
       it will be utterly ruined.

 13 “The glory of Lebanon will come to you, 
       the pine, the fir and the cypress together, 
       to adorn the place of my sanctuary; 
       and I will glorify the place of my feet.

 14 The sons of your oppressors will come bowing before you; 
       all who despise you will bow down at your feet 
       and will call you the City of the LORD, 
       Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

 15 “Although you have been forsaken and hated, 
       with no one traveling through, 
       I will make you the everlasting pride 
       and the joy of all generations.

 16 You will drink the milk of nations 
       and be nursed at royal breasts. 
       Then you will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior, 
       your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

 17 Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, 
       and silver in place of iron. 
       Instead of wood I will bring you bronze, 
       and iron in place of stones. 
       I will make peace your governor 
       and righteousness your ruler.

 18 No longer will violence be heard in your land, 
       nor ruin or destruction within your borders, 
       but you will call your walls Salvation 
       and your gates Praise.

 19 The sun will no more be your light by day, 
       nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, 
       for the LORD will be your everlasting light, 
       and your God will be your glory.

 20 Your sun will never set again, 
       and your moon will wane no more; 
       the LORD will be your everlasting light, 
       and your days of sorrow will end.

 21 Then will all your people be righteous 
       and they will possess the land forever. 
       They are the shoot I have planted, 
       the work of my hands, 
       for the display of my splendor.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Vicki  |  June 5, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    As I was having some quiet time this morning (and before I read your blog) I was reading through Isaiah 60. I decided that I would send verses 20-21 to you. What a surprise as I read that the Scripture You chose was also from Isaiah 60!

    “Your sun will never set again, and your moon will wane no more; the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of sorrow will end. Then will all your people be righteous and they will possess the land forever. They are the shoot I have planted, the work of my hands, for the display of my splendor.”

    God is so good. His mercies are new every morning. Today He is affirming His STRONG love for you and Dan. . . and the work of His hands for the display of His splendor.

    Reply
  • 2. Fern Doyle  |  June 5, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    I am begging and pleading with God to keep the live-line going in Dan so the son and daughter from Texas will have some time with him. It seems that is something important that really needs to take place.

    Ann, may our Lord give you all the strength that you need for each new day. May your shoulder not hurt so much today.

    You have been at this 24-7 for so many months now and have not waivered. Surely you will have many stars in your crown.

    I know it takes time to do these blogs each day, and I want you to know I really appreciate gettng them.

    May our Lord shower you and Dan with so many blessings this day that you can’t begin to count them.

    Much love to both of you,
    Fern

    Reply

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