Thursday, May 17, 2012

Walking Like Steve

When my friend was diagnosed with a terminal illness, he taught me about dying, and living, well.

While visiting at the hospital I told Steve that I didn't know how to pray for him.
"Just pray I will walk the walk God has for me," he replied. Throughout the days that followed, Steve never asked for healing. He didn't mind us praying for it, but he seemed to believe it wasn't the path God had for him.
Steve didn't fear death. He feared dying. He was afraid of the difficulties that cancer and its treatment might require. His greatest desire was that he would "walk the walk." He wanted to die well, to leave a strong legacy for his boys. He did, and he left one for me too.
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