I thought of my mother,and granmother,the way the would display the need for both of these life ingredients. In five months my grandmother Ruby will be 99 years old. Through the year's she has been the leader of our family.
Alot of the men passed away early in life,from sudden illness,or accidents,or natural causes. So this left alot of strong natured women,for my role models. My grandmother was born 1906,she is the last child of nine,full of life,compassion,loving,giving,and always a abundance of humor.
Even now wearing her hearing aids vision is going,she still has a remarkable sense of humor,wit,and very clear mind on life's details.And passion for the Lord,she is coming through mild strokes,and blot clots,physical therapy. And still is spirited as ever.
Praise the Lord the last stroke,she didn't lose her speech,and mobility. Whenever I call her,she remembers every thing,we discussed in our last coversation. My grandmother and mother are remarkable women to me. I honor them dearly,I have some friends who are on rough terms with family.
Some were not brought up with a sense of humor,due to families taking everything 100 percent serious,no room for humor at all. God rest my father's soul,his side of the family was like this very serious,don't display emotion or affection. So you can imagine the contrast I grew up with.
Praise the Lord for giving my keen insight to value of both styles of living. I quess this the best of both worlds. This has taken years to understand this contrast. The Lord had a devine design for each of these life's lesson's.
Just sharing my life's hallmark,of heart happiness,and humor for the soul. I pray each on of you,will have someone to influence, with these two life ingredients. Holiday blessing,s to all. God Bless
Deborah A. Shepard
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