Tag Archives: death

TO BE LIKE JESUS, HUH?

    When we pray to be like Jesus, what do we have in mind?  Most likely it to be a loving person able to heal, feed the hungry, and point the sinner to God the Father.  How about leaving … 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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THE LAST FRAGILE WHISPER

“It will be a wonderful life with you,” the bride  whispers  confidently. “Hush, little baby, mama’s darling child,”  mother coos softly. “Go back and brush your teeth now,” mother scolds sternly. “Wow, these grades are great,” mother exclaimes encouragingly. “Go, … 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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DENYING THE BUTTERFLY

A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “I haven’t  seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy:  “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up.  At least he sure looked dead.” Harry:  “That’s bad.  He was … 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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INNOCENTS IN HELL? NEVER! – An Introduction

It has been about three weeks since I wrote the series of blogs about death and dying.  At the end of them I said I would next deal with the question, “Why would a loving God send innocent people to … Continue reading

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CONSIDER THIS

P.J. O’ROURKE, Rolling Stone, Nov. 1989 My first blog in this series was called “Rumor or Truth” in which I used a Will Rogers quote.  Today I have chosen the quote above by another political satirist, P. J. O’Rourke, a man … Continue reading

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