Category Archives: death

WAIT – HOLD UP A BIT

Copied and edited from my post in 2015. Everything is about the same except that my grandchildren are older. I still want to say to them, “Wait, don’t grow up yet.” There are three Bradford pear trees on a corner … Continue reading

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DEVIL’S HELLISH PLAN

“Ah-ha,” thought the devil, “I now have a plan! It will guarantee me the life of every man. This Jesus.  Ha!  He plans to be  King. Well I know what to do that changes everything.” So he set about his … Continue reading

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LIVING ON GIFTED TIME

There is a certain sense that most of us Christians have that God can call us home at any moment; however, we do not dwell on the thought. We move on and think about something else. If we have reports … Continue reading

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TO BE FREE

Birth brings freedom from mother’s womb. Because the tomb is empty, Death brings freedom from earth’s womb. James 4:14 “life is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away” Is this not a lovely child … Continue reading

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CYCLE OF LIFE

I wish I had been born in a culture where people refer to the Fall season as Autumn. Autumn sounds so cosmopolitan! Not Fall. Fall is a dreary name for a dreary season. All right, Ms Miserable. What’s your gripe? … Continue reading

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SUNDAY’S SIMPLE SERMON – DOES IT MATTER?

Does it matter what I do? Perhaps we should just be dog-eat-dog? Survival of the fittest. The grave is the end. That attitude can be the cause of murder, violence, rape, and greed for those who think they can be … Continue reading

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EPITATH

I’ve gone Home early; I await your arrival. Smile, we’ll meet again. *************** Written for ronovan’s haiku, https://ronovanwrites.com/2021/06/07/ronovan-writes-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-361-home-and-weep/

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PUT ME IN REMEMBRANCE, talking to God about death, part two

Several years ago I wrote a paper called “Put Me In Remembrance,” which was I was inspired to do at the bidding of Isaiah 43:26 where God said, “Put me in remembrance…..” God keeps record of my acts for him, … Continue reading

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PUT ME IN REMEMBRANCE, talking to God about death, part one

Several years ago I wrote a paper called “Put Me In Remembrance,” which was I was inspired to do at the bidding of Isaiah 43:26 where God said, “Put me in remembrance…..” God keeps record of my acts for him, … Continue reading

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MENTIONING JESUS

Three things occurred yesterday which give me an urgency about this post today. An earworm of a song “You Never Mentioned Him to Me” A conversation with a friend whose grandson was killed in a car race An article from … Continue reading

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