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Mrs. Nelson* is a 76-year-old widowed lady who came in to the hospital with multiple previous medical problems. She had had a heart attack, an ischemic stroke and had her right leg amputated because of worsening peripheral arterial disease.
One night recently, I was laying on a blanket on the wet grass, while friends were building a fire and playing and singing worship music. One of the young women I met that night lay on the blanket next to me, and we looked at the stars. I commented on how amazing it was that the God who made them held them up there and they didn’t just fall down on us.