Several weeks ago there was a sweet spot between illnesses and we had not seen Grammy and Pappy for what seemed like forever. And then Pappy showed up at our door and the love and longing poured out with smiles and giggles and even some tears.
Absence truly can make the heart grow fonder - yet that doesn't make me excited about absences, but does remind me to savor the moments we have.
As Dad has been so quick to sing for so many years, "This is the day which the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it." (Psalm 118:24)
Make the most of the moments each day that God provides!