It is such a blessing for me to see how resilient she has been to having the news of the accident and mix-up largely revealed to her these past few days. She has had many questions and many tears, but then God has given her this amazing gift to smile and laugh.
Many of the church staff from Gaylord came to visit my parents today and Whit was more than willing to greet them all. She had them smiling as she went around the circle saying all of their names. And we all got to see Jim Mathis speechless for the first time when she said goodbye to him in these words, "Thanks for speaking at my funeral." She really is approaching the situation with a light heart and it makes me so happy as it also makes me wonder. I wonder how much of it has actually set in, but even while it continues to become real to her, I can see how God is truly a God of healing, peace, and laughter.