Untimely/Timely Goodbyes

It's Christmas and the last thing anyone wants at Christmas time is a sad farewell to a friend. On the other hand, when the hallmark of that friend's life was a deep love of Jesus Christ, the very reason for Christmas, there is something sacred about her leaving this life at at this beautiful, celebratory season. Dana Sue Kimball Israelsen died last Sunday at age 59 of lung cancer. She never smoked a day in her life and was never overly exposed to secondhand smoke.  Yet, two years ago, she … [Read more...]