I started reading in 2 Corinthians today. In chapter 4, I appreciated this passage:
16Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us anthat far outweighs them all. 18So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Yes the funeral director's wife is pondering death again. One of my friends from church (a friend in her eighties) is home dying of cancer. We will be having her funeral soon, and I'm sad about it. These verses reminded me that while Jennie is wasting away outwardly, she is being renewed inwardly as each day she is closer and closer to heaven.