Earl and I stood by the bedside yesterday of a very dear friend. He has days (hours?) left of his journey in this world. It was a sweet time, though our hearts grieved at not being able to experience the love of Jesus through him again in this life. We also grieved to see him in such discomfort.
There is a song that I love that has applied to only a few men that I've known in this life. Earl is one of them. Joel Towler is another.
The chorus has been running through my mind all this morning as we wait word that Joel's journey is finally over and he is now safely home.