|Mother's Day 1999|
Betty Ruth Linsley died at 3:12 am Pacific time today. Her dying was prolonged and at several times in the past 6 months we thought she would rally, but her 3 daughters know that this life is terminal. She would have been 89 in February.
For most of her life, my mother served Jesus Christ, the Son of God. In a very humble way, she led many to faith in HIM and I pray that her reward will be great in heaven.
In August, I was able to say goodbye to her. I prayed for her with my hand resting on her head and thought of how that head had breached her mother's womb at birth by God's grace and how she would breach the gateway to God's presence by that same grace.
As my older sister prayed for our mother she had this thought: "From life’s first cry to final breath, Jesus commands Mom's destiny."