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Visiting A Friend with Cancer

We drove far to see you After hearing of your condition Still expecting to see the same jubilant, healthy, smiling, God-praising man that we knew But when we got to your room I barely recognized you Grayed hair sitting on your head and clinging to your face Your body weight plunging to the lower parts of the scale Only a trace of the man I knew But then you smiled and gently touched my hand And, I knew that cancer may destroy your physical body But your soul was the same – filled with God’s holy spirit, kind, loving, and righteous. At that moment I knew that No matter how the tables turned You WIN!

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Date: 4/13/2021 10:08:00 PM
This is exactly how it is, so thank you for writing this excellent missive.
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Louvenia Duncan
Date: 5/2/2021 7:32:00 PM
Hi Caren, Thank you for your comment. This describes what I experienced when a dear friend of mine died in 2012. It was a very painful experience. He was (and is) loved by so many. We miss him dearly. Again, thanks!