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Ready or Not...

T omorrow I turn 36.....the age my dad was when he died.  Sometimes I wonder how life would be different had he lived to share it with, but it doesn’t take long to see how God has used his death for my good and His glory in my life.  I never imagined a time when I would be able to say that when the grief was fresh and the pain was deep.  I am SO grateful though that our Heavenly Father is able to do "far more than we can think of or imagine...” (EPH. 3:20).  When my dad died, I was 16 years old.  At age 36, my children will be five and three.  What a different life stage I am at than my dad!  I was reflecting on what a different impact it would have on my family if I died at 36.  My kiddos would likely not remember me much other than in pictures and in my journals.  I couldn’t help but thank the good Lord for those ways that they will have the gift of knowing me. For today, I have the gift of time. How am I spending it?  Am I investing it well?  Am I squandering it?  Yes, on all t