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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Your Dying Spouse 422 - A Table In The Presence {#adventphoto2017}

The Holy Family was soon to be among enemies.

King Herod felt a threat, and soon the land would be filled with weeping, but God made a way and a place for Mary, Joseph, and the infant Jesus.

As a caregiver, you can feel pretty surrounded as well. There's the illness, of course...and the side-effects of medications...and the well-meaning people who manage to say the very wrong thing.

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. (Ps. 23:5 KJV)

The table contains your manna, the strength to get through each day, continually refreshed but impossible to hoard, because you're not supposed to look too far down the road.

And the anointing is your duty.

Music from Third Day, with Cry Out To Jesus.

Today's keyword for Advent-Photo-A-Day is presence.

Previous posts in this series are

December 4 - A Caregiving Home
December 6 - A Caregiver's Vision
December 8 - A Caregiver's Renewal

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I have another blog, "Starting The Day With Grace". The focus is a grace quote from someone you might not expect (like, say Mick Jagger) and a short commentary. I hope you'll join me.

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1 comment:

  1. None of us need to be looking "too far down the road." I want to live looking UP! xo