Category Archives: death

CROSSING THE BRIDGE

For many years, George and Ida had talked about “crossing the bridge.”  George’s dad “crossed the bridge” eighteen years ago; his mom eight years later.  Friends were almost all over eighty and the time had come for them to cross … Continue reading

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IN THE END, WHAT MATTERS?

AMY RODGERS VENTER (The following selection is from a post to Facebook, 2013) A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her … Continue reading

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JESUS, THE DEATH CONQUEROR

I’m off for service to celebrate Jesus and his victory in our behalf – salvation and life. Wow, what a victory – and we are more than conquerors because he conquered for us. ***************             … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE LONGER, PLEASE

  There are three Bradford pear trees on a corner near my home. They are loaded with white blossoms. One of the trees is a little more advanced than the others so the green is overtaking the white. I want … Continue reading

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indestructible youth?

Beautiful! Perfect health! Danger creeps insidiously. Mesmerizing ashes grow longer. Death! Trying an “Elfje” as described by Mandibelle16.  Picture prompt Woman Smoking Cigarette.  Word prompt: “tapping her cigarette” https://mandibelle16.wordpress.com/2017/10/09/octpowrimo-day-9saturday-mix-poem-elfjies-smoke-baby-amwriting-poetry-saturdaymix/

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I’M GLAD I DID NOT DIE – link

M’s October prompt for today is “The journey beyond.”  I am linking a post recounting a crises in my life when I believe I had a “near death” experience. I think I have new readers who have not read it, … Continue reading

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SPLIT SECOND TO ETERNITY

  I had been over to check on my mother, to be sure she had taken her medicine and to give her some comfort for the evening.  Driving home about 10:30, I looked at cars around me and wondered why … Continue reading

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“NOT ALL RESCUES LOOK ALIKE” GOD SPEAKS

A passage from David’s song of praise, 2 Samuel 22:17 & 20b “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters….he rescued me because he delighted in me.” I have just … Continue reading

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EVENING’S PEACE

          Let the day unwind, You will become fresh again Rest in evening’s peace. (Revelation 21:5) ******************************* Ronovan  challenge Haiku #101 Fresh and Wind https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-101-freshwind/

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I’M GLAD I DID NOT DIE

completion of quote above – “indescribable peace – Angels.” ————- (This is a third post about death following “Rumor or Truth” and “Death Happens.”) In order to understand the circumstances that led me to the event I am about to … Continue reading

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