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Embrace Light


Can’t bring lasting light
If the light is not in you
External light fades

The light that sustains
Is internal light from God
Your face reflects it

It shines from your soul
Whose batteries are from God
They never expire

Matthew 5:16
“In the same way,
let your light shine before others,
that they may see your good deeds
and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Psalm 119:105

“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

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Freely share your light
With all those who are near you
Let it shine brightly

May your light inspire
Those who need to know your Source
Let your light shed peace

You can let the Light
Shine through your soul to others
You have that Light, too

As a Child of God
His peace infiltrates your soul
Let that peace escape

Embrace the Light!

My 1962 kindergartener, Ty Stiles, after whom I named my first child, died yesterday. I told you about him in a previous post: https://janbeek.blog/2021/01/09/embrace-hope/ on January 9th.

We have been praying for Ty. He had stage 4 liver cancer that metastasized. He was home on Hospice Care with his wife, Roxanne. Ty was a Child of God whose faith was strong. He told Roxanne that he wanted to – and was ready to – go to Heaven.

In my “Embrace Blueness” post 3 days ago, I shared how a broken heart resembles angel wings… and I wrote, “Ty is ready to let go pain. God is asking me to let go my blueness. Release the melancholy that blue sometimes represents, and instead, embrace the “delicate hues of sapphire, turquoise, and indigo” – and the promise of the vast blueness of Heaven where “Healing power pulses” and God is ready to transform the broken heart into angel wings.”

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My faith informs me that
Ty has seen a great light.
He is in heaven…
and one day I will see
“My Favorite Student” again.

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May light shine from you
As easily as birds’ songs
Cheering all near you

Thanks for visiting.
I pray you feel the warmth
of that LIGHT within you.

Let it shine!!!
Let it sing of God’s love in you.
See ya tomorrow.
Hugs, JanBeek

Comments on: "Embrace Light" (9)

  1. It is good that Ty’s pain is over

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    • Yes, he was on morphine every four hours to numb the pain, but in the end it made him numb to life as well. Unable to eat, drink, or communicate, his last days were ones in contemplation and preparedness for his departure. Sad as it was, there must have been a sense of relief as well. Thank you, Derrick, for your faithful visit and reliable comment. I hope you have a day of light and love ❤ ❤ Hugs to you & Jackie.

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  2. Lesley (the English one) 😉 said:

    Sorry to hear about Ty’s passing, Jan, but glad that he is no longer suffering and has gone to be with the Lord.
    I listened to some of the video (our two cockatiels enjoyed it too). It will be a great resource for relaxation. Thank you! xx

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  3. May his soul rest in peace. Love and light to his family and loved ones.

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