Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Let not your heart be troubled. John 14:1-4

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night 
Dylan Thomas
Do not go gentle into that good night, 
Old age should burn and rave at close of day; 
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. 
Though wise men at their end know dark is right, 
Because their words had forked no lightning they 
Do not go gentle into that good night. 
Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright 
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay, 
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. 
Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, 
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way, 
Do not go gentle into that good night. 
Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay, 
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. 
And you, my father, there on the sad height, 
Curse, bless me now with your fierce tears, I pray. 
Do not go gentle into that good night. 
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Today I feel like crying.
Gary's Dad is not doing too well.
He is out of the hospital and back at the Assisted Living Home.
We love where he is right now, 
but are not sure if they can provide the kind of care that he needs.
This is very hard and sad. 
I know God is hearing our cry.
I am very, very worried about Gary.
Please pray.  


John 14:1-4  
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.”



13 comments:

Mari said...

I'm so sorry. It's so hard to see our parents age. Praying for Gary and his Dad, and you too!

Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear that Becky Sweetheart my prayers for Gary dad and to you we love you and we all here for you.

((HUGS))Miss U..!
Katherine Vargas

Jennifer Hoppins said...

I am so sad to know of this Becky. Please know that I am holding you all in the Light, praying for Gary and for everyone in the family. Hugging you...

April said...

So very sorry to hear this news, Becky. Prayers for God's grace and mercy.

Tracy P. said...

Hugs to you. Praying too.

Skeller said...

Go ahead and cry, Becky. Hard and sad, indeed. Praying for Gary's Dad. And Gary. And you. May God comfort you, give you His peace, and guide you with His wisdom...

Anita Johnson said...

Prayers for your family tonight.

Cindy said...

So sad about Gary's dad. We will be praying for him, you and your family.

Dina Lettre said...

Praying that all of you are enjoying Easter. XO!

Karen Deborah said...

will do so sorry it's very hard when people get older and needy and need care.
cast all your cares upon Him for He cares for you.

Karen Deborah said...

are you ok?

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adventsadventures said...

Oh! My dear friend! I'll be praying for Gary's dad. Such hard times. I know them all to well. :( You picked the perfect picture for this post it says it all. The weight of the world.

You also picked the perfect reading for me today . . . I'm trying desperately not to freak out because my dear husband has heart failure. He has grown worse over the past few months. I see him failing and soooo I'm worried. Today we go to a transplant specialist and I just don't know what to hope for. But, your right John 14:1-4 is perfect. I love that John! He's one smarty pants! I'll be praying for your family. And thank you for somehow always hitting the mark. xoxo, lisa