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The list

reading aloud to my kids showering in my home walking in heels brushing my teeth with tap water pushing a grocery cart upping a flight of stairs putting a gallon of milk in the fridge breathing easily or unassisted taking a walk washing my face in the bathroom sink shutting my car door singing a mid-range tune dancing, even just a little bit taking a dish out of the oven sitting comfortably This is the list of things that I can do now but that 18 months ago I could not. I could take many words and explain why, but that's not the reason why I'm writing today. My list was temporary, although it didn't feel that way at the time. My limitations were coming from many directions and circumstances, and they lasted around a year.  During that time, God gave me increasing clarity about the things that last: God, His Word, my soul, the souls of others. During this time in 2020 when so many things in life have to cease, I can look at this list, now res