Now it's six years later. We are no longer hoping for a cure. Instead of a roller coaster of fighting a disease, we are on a roller coaster of my final days. Instead of a future as a family, I am now looking toward a future in eternity. What a difference six years can make.
A few months ago I posted this picture.
It was my hope that I could look at this picture and be reminded of the race I was running. I knew I was almost done and I was hoping my last days would be ones of always looking forward to my final home. I was hoping this picture would remind me of the amazing things that were awaiting me in Heaven. It hasn't quite worked out the way I thought.
If I took a survey I would guess that most of us would want to die peacefully in our sleep, just like the prayer: