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On My Wife's Victory

You may have heard it said that Melinda lost her battle with cancer.  If so, you heard wrong.  She won the battle, and she did so in glorious fashion.    When it comes to the kingdom of heaven, truth is often paradoxical.   What seems true is often false, and what seems false is often true; what appears wise is foolish, and what seems foolish is the very height of wisdom.  Consider: The last will be first, and the first last (Matt. 20:16) Whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it (Matt. 16:25) Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted (Matt. 23:12)   What conventional wisdom deems to be true is often false because we are looking at it from the wrong perspective.  Conventional wisdom says that Melinda lost her battle with cancer.  After all, it took her life.  But there is a larger frame of reference to consider.    In the book of Revelation, Jesus gives both warnings and words