I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”Psalms 122:1
When I first walked into the house of the Lord, I met the girl who would have my life. That girl became my wife, and we walked into the house of the Lord and joined a Sunday School class that would change both or our lives… Outreach. This is where we would meet our dearest and closest friends – those friends who share with us moments of life that give you pause, give you strength, and give you love. Our children would come to this house of the Lord and learn that to sacrifice in service and to protect others is an act of ultimate love. I would meet others in this house of the Lord who would show me how to live my life in service to the Lord. This house of the Lord provides the comfort and support to accomplish more than I could have ever imagined. And, I met two people who would be living examples of the love of the Lord. George and Rachel Habel, who took me into their home, and gave me unconditional love and support. Rachel has left us to join our Lord, and I know a sadness I never expected. But I rejoice in the home of the Lord for giving me her and a love I never knew before. Thank you, Lord, for sharing her with us and let us rejoice!