As I was walking my dog, I ran into Iris, who lived in a senior home in our neighborhood. She noticed something wrong with me; I was wearing a beanie instead of a wig. I explained that I had been fighting against cancer.
“ Are you ok?” she said, immediately worrying about me.
“ Lots of concerns one after another, but I am doing fine.”
“I’ll pray for you. Even if things get tougher, there is always hope, you know?” she continued.
“Yes. I know. I believe there is hope beyond our deaths, and even at this moment, God is right here between you and me.” I answered.
“ Good! Go for it, girl!” she answered in a strong voice raising her fist in the air.
Being encouraged, I remembered the Bible verse: