Good Morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it! Since it was overcast yesterday, I did not think we would have a chance to see the "supermoon" but I saw several photos of it on Facebook, so the skies must have cleared off for a bit later in the evening. Oh, well. perhaps I can see the waning moon tonight, since the sky is pretty clear and the weather is quite cool.
I had an interesting weekend. I was all ready to go to church Sunday; put the walker in the van,shut the side door, got in the driver's seat, turned the key and nothing. Not even a grunt. So, I called Gil, and told him I would not make it to church, and called AAA who told me it would be about ninety minutes before a truck could come.
Meanwhile, I tried to get my walker out of the van, but when the power is off, the side door would not open and since there is no keyhole for it, there was no way get the walker out. Well, the AAA techie came and examined the battery and discovered that the terminals were so corroded that they had been eaten up. Since it would have had to be towed to a garage, I called Ray, my friend and mechanic, late,r and asked if the shop would be open on Monday. He said it would be, but later said he would come over and look at it.
Thanks to Ray and his work, he was able to clean off the corrosion, and go to a parts place and get new terminals and start the van right up! Yay! I was so thankful for him! My church family looks after me, well! BTW, the AAA driver lifted the walker over the front seats and got the walker out for me. I feel more secure using it than relying on my cane.
So, I was able to keep my doctor's appointment in the afternoon. The doc is always amazed that at my age, I still drive, live independently, although I have a lot of help in the form of yard guys, a handyman, and cleaning ladies. While I was at the doc's I saw several people using walkers and a couple with canes, so I am not the only one.
I am good to go for another three months, so even with all the aches and pains that come and go with advanced age, God has allowed me to live this long.
Now I ask your prayers for my sister, who is two and a half years older that I. She is preparing to go to her heavenly home. My niece Dena, with the help of a hospice nurse is taking care of her at home. Please pray that her homegoing will be peaceful and painless, for I know that God is good!
I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving, joy and love!
Love and hugs,