Category Archives: death

Peter, Paul, and Who?

In the days of my childhood there was a musical group called Peter, Paul and Mary.  They represented a genre of music referred to as folk music.  If you remember this group then you have dated yourself.  Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Final Words

What would you talk about if you knew the conversation with a loved one would be your last on this side of eternity?  Discussions such as these are not about frivolous things.  These conversations are about the important things, the … Continue reading

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Mob Rule

Then Pilate, when he had called together the chief priests, the rulers, and the people, said to them, “You have brought this Man to me, as one who misleads the people.  And indeed, having examined Him in your presence, I … Continue reading

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Deceived

I enjoy a good magic trick.  The magician can fool us with a sleight of hand.  He makes us think we have seen something that in fact did not happen. Today is April Fool’s Day.  This is a day usually … Continue reading

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Roll Call

I have fond memories of the years I spent teaching high school mathematics.  One of the things I loved about teaching, it was a profession in which you were able to start over each year.  The mistakes of each year … Continue reading

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The Most Feared Passages

Fear.  The word evokes strong feelings.  Terror.  Horror. I recall as a young man going through a haunted house.  As we were going through the house I had 2 youngsters I didn’t even know wrapped tightly around my waist.  They … Continue reading

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The Second Death

There are many definitions of death.  The medical community has a few.  It is interesting that a part of many definitions of death is the end of the life of a person or organism.  In light of what we find … Continue reading

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The Atheist

Recently I read a letter to the editor from a very combative atheist.  When I finished I remember thinking of what I would say to the writer if given the chance.  It is very simply this. Let us first suppose … Continue reading

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WWIDWJ

WWJD What would Jesus do?  This was a very popular saying some time ago.  It is indeed a worthy consideration as we face life’s daily struggles.  If our aim is to be Christ-like then maybe this needs to be more … Continue reading

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The Land of the Living

A wise man once said, “We are not in the land of the living going to the land of the dying.  We are in the land of the dying, trying to go to the land of the living.” As we … Continue reading

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