My sister Millye, my WW Nelda and I are driving to Carmichael this morning to spend the day with my brother Cliff, along with my other sisters, Naomi and Betty.
Doyle, we will miss U!
Cliff’s wife Susan recently “won” her battle with ALS. I must say it that way, because the disease did not!!! defeat her. Yes, it stole her body, but EVERYTHING ELSE that Susan was remained intact.
Nelda and I agree, (as we do with most things) – Susan was the most amazing woman we know. Her journey through ALS served to expose and strengthen her core of deep faith, humor and loving care for others.
I remember at the beginning, her thought was “How can this struggle be used to help others?” I saw her embrace this new fight in the same way she approached every facet of her life. Through it all, her favorite phrase remained: “It is well with my soul!” (take note of the tagline in the cover picture on her blog)
As an expression of her concern for others, she started a blog called “SusansSteps”.
We who followed her blog have been blessed, challenged, saddened, amused, loved, enriched and encouraged.
It is totally appropriate, and so much “Just like Susan” that in this last post, she declares that this is her GRADUATION.
SUSAN, You did it with the highest honors!!!
P.S. To read her blog from the beginning, start HERE.