My dear friend, Angela, sends me letters and emails as time permits. My heart glows with joy when I receive them, even before I open the letter and read a single word. She always sends me words of encouragment, exhortation, love. She doesn’t sugar-coat things, but she gives me such godly counsel. She reminds me of what I think the Puritans must have been like. Drinking so deeply from the fountain of God’s Word, able to express it in all she says and does. And living life with joy. She ministers continuously to those around her: her family, her church, her friends. And she doesn’t expect accolades or praise. She does it all as unto the Lord. She is such a godly woman of virtue. I thank God for her daily.
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