Clinging to The Calling

"The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you." Psalm 9:9

A few years ago I met Carl-we were singing at the same Gospel Jamboree. While I was packing up equipment afterward, he told me that he was in the early stages of Alzheimer's.

That was kind of a shocker, but I was really impressed by his attitude: "As long as I can, I'll keep singing!" No bitterness, no resentment, no self-pity, just a determination to make the most what he had left! Believe me, I wa...