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On Letting Go, Part 1

As I write this blog, my best friend is currently going through the most difficult times one can imagine. It's hard to imagine what death or dying would be like until it's happening. One always thinks or believes they will live forever, but what does forever mean? Eternity is forever. Our souls are what give life to our mortal bodies, they are a temporary vessel that houses them while we are on this earth.

"Death is hard, but living is harder." That's something he once mentioned to me, and it's very true. Living is not easy, there's so many trials and tribulations and obstacles to overcome, but in the end what we have left is faith. Without faith, we might as well be dead spiritually.

My best friend had an unwavering faith, more than I did. He made seemed possible the impossible, not only because he would do normal everyday tasks like cutting the yard and cooking. He taught me one important lesson, well a lot of lessons actually, one is that is that life is meant to be lived and cherish, not in spite of but by way of life's challenges and hurdles, in the end what really matters is that we hit that home run which is Heaven.

Love without limits and live like everyday is the last day of your life appreciating the beauty in little things. Yes, I loved him very much....for all eternity. Life is so brief on this earth, heaven is forever. This is not the end, it's only the beginning. I apologize for sounding anxious in this post, that's because I am; this is very much hard to accept but not impossible.

Lord, I pray that you grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Amen <3


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