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Grateful for Mercy

Today, I am thankful for mercy.

I am thankful to God that Ruby did not suffer long.

She was loving and kind.  She forgave and she did not teach her children to be bitter.

Ruby Parks Warren, 1944

She raised my stepfather to be a wonderful man who has blessed my life.

Ruby's prayers spanned the distance that separated her from her children.

She kept the faith.

We will miss you, Ruby.


Who can find a woman of valor?
Her price is far above rubies.

 - Proverbs 31:1


Where mercy, love, and pity dwell
There God is dwelling, too.

- William Blake


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