I'm feeling torn.
My best girl friend's father-in-law, and an elder in our church, is extremely ill and will probably not live on this earth for many more days. She is hurting and I know her husband is too of course. We are leaving town tonight for a few days. I hate the timing of this. I want to be here for her. Thing is, I'm not even sure what to do when I am here. I've tried to listen and hope that helps. I've been praying. I hate that we're leaving town at a time like this but we're going to meet Chris' family who we only see once or twice a year. It's important for us to spend time with them, but I also feel it's important for me to be here for her. We've had this trip planned for months and with the family scattered in New Mexico, Texas and South Carolina, planning it took some doing.
Please pray for my friend that she & her husband will feel peace. Even when you know a loved one is going to Heaven, grief is still felt in the heart. Please pray that I will be there for them in ways that they can feel & in ways that they need even though I may not be physically present at a time when I feel I should be.