Not one of these people, even though their lives of faith were exemplary, got their hands on what was promised. God had a better plan for us: that their faith and our faith would come together to make one completed whole, their lives of faith not complete apart from ours.
Today I embarked on what I anticipate to be a long, painful, and potentially fruitless quest: Trying to get more money out of our insurance company. Long story short, I have two more physical therapy visits* covered by my company for the year. Ideally I’d go twice a month, but even once a month is better than nothing — and still out of reach, since we have four more months in the year.