Rev. Baker looked at us and said, "Did you know you are writing your eulogy right now?" He was speaking at the funeral service for Ann-etta Cannon this morning. After a wonderful eulogy by Ann's son and some loving tributes by her daughter and a good friend, Rev. Baker reminded us that it was her loving acts that gave life to the words that had been shared. He reminded us that it is how we live our life that will determine how we will be remembered.
I couldn't help but think of the words "Well done good and faithful servants." Those are the words that all of us hope to hear when God calls us home. The only way we are going to hear them, is if we decide right now to live a life that glorifies God.
I think the nicest words that were said in describing Ann came from her son who said that she lived God's commands to love God and to love her neighbor. I hope the same can be said of you and I when our eulogy is finished and our life is said and done.