Daily Devotional

STILL SERVING


I met Ava in an assisted-living facility. She embodied the vision of the psalmist who wrote that even in our old age, God will lead us to love. Ava had spent her working life as a seamstress. Even in her nineties, she could turn gifts of fabric into beautifully crafted blouses and skirts or trousers and shirts for children experiencing homelessness.

When Ava’s hands got too stiff and her eyes too dim, she became discouraged. Then one day she noticed that the small packets of crackers beside each place in the dining room often went uneaten. When she began to ...

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