Our times of construction, our times of transition are the crux, just as the crucifixion was the crux of Christ's life. The cross was not the end, but a crucial transition. In the same sense, our times of transitions are never the end but a crucial change for our growth.
There's no physical nor scientific way Abraham saw the septillion stars of the universe and could fully understand God's promise to him. And neither can we.
Yet even Jesus, all-powerful, all-mighty, all-knowing Jesus, let go of His life into the Father's hands.
Our Heavenly Father is not holding out on us. He's not taking us for granted. He's overjoyed, and He deeply desires for us to share in His joy.
One patient was 54. The other was 97. Guess who was the no code, the do no intubate (DNI), the do not resuscitate (DNR), the one awaiting death?