Category Archives: life after death

DYING WITH THEIR BOOTS ON

I love the movie, “Second Hand Lions,” with Michael Caine, Robert Duvall and Haley Joel Osment. It’s about two old codgers who won’t give up on life, even though they’re reaching that point in their existence. They use their own … Continue reading

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WRINKLES ARE JUST UNPRESSED PLEATS

Each day seems to etch a new line onto my face. With all the junk going on in the world it’s enough to make one look like a prune. Actually, a prune was once a flawless plum with tight, shiny … Continue reading

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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS GOOD GRIEF?

We know that grief is a very common emotion among us humans, yet when we’re experiencing it, there is nothing anyone can say or do to keep the tears from falling – the heart from longing – the mind from … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP

God gives us some good advice in James 1:3 & 4. He tells us to hang in there – to hold on to our beliefs – to trust in His wisdom. It isn’t always easy to do that, especially when … Continue reading

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WHEN THERE ARE NO WORDS

COVID has captured another of our friends and he is now in the presence of God.  As we try to make sense of the darkness of this disease, it’s hard to imagine how it affects so many of us.  Words … Continue reading

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LIFE & DEATH

    When we’re born, we come into the world screaming our little lungs out. When we leave it, many of us will do the same. Neither birth nor death is easy. We spend nine months safely tucked away in … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO SHAME IN CRYING

What will heaven will be like?  Will we all be sitting on white puffy clouds singing and playing golden harps?  When someone we love departs this world, it’s natural for us to wonder.  As Christians, we have the joy of … Continue reading

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DEATH WITHOUT STING

“To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish’d.”  William Shakespeare, “Hamlet” Today we’re attending another … Continue reading

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RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Alan Seeger was an American poet who lived and fought as a French Foreign Legion soldier during World War One.  Being witness to many of his friends dying around him, obviously … Continue reading

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MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

Miracles don’t happen every day, but my boy was proving that to be wrong.  He had taken a small amount of food and turned it into enough to feed five thousand – and that didn’t even include the women and children.  … Continue reading

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