Halfway to Heaven

Our very own, Sissy Goff is a regular contributor to Today's Christian Woman. The article she recently wrote was featured on their blog yesterday. Here is a taste of it. Click the link at the bottom to read the full article...

HALFWAY TO HEAVEN by Sissy Goff

This morning my friend Melissa reminded me that it was the start of my birthday week. And while my grandmother told me that a lady never shares her age, I’ll tell you anyway. I’m turning 45.

At my age, many women don’t consider yet another birthday to be something to celebrate, but I woke up feeling like passing another year was good news. It’s actually great news. Another birthday means I’m over halfway there.

I’m sure some of my well-meaning friends would want to make me feel better and say, “Sissy, you’re not really halfway there. Lots of people live to be over 100 these days.” But I haven’t had a family member I know of who made it over the age of 90, and to me, that’s really the good news here. My new brother-in-law, who probably thinks I’m a little crazy, recently told my sister, “I’ve never heard anyone as excited to go to heaven as Sissy.”...

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