Death

The Road Between Death and Life – Photo Meditation

A young familiar face greeted me when I opened up Facebook this morning. He will never be an old friend. Cameron did not live long enough.… Continue reading

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Deep Reflections

No matter how we plan for eventualities we learn that life is arbitrary. That is another way of saying that despite what we plan life does not always follow our script. What we take heart in is that amidst the arbitrariness of life, God is not. Our week began … Continue reading

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On Diane

I was quite young when my first cousin died. Ronnie was quite a bit older. Today I learned my cousin Diane no longer suffers in the clutches of cancer. It is bittersweet. Bitter that she was young, not yet 60, a new grandmother, and such a person rich in … Continue reading

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Jesus, Jerusalem, Samaria, and Independence Day

Fireworks began disturbing the evening hours over the past several days. Before we made the connection to early July 4th celebrations it sounded like someone unloading a moving van in the driveway. These pre-July 4th celebrations will likely turn into post-July 4th festivities with the weekend … Continue reading

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Friday Photo – Smoke

“Good Friday” filters our sense of suffering and death. Christians talk about the meaning of the death of Jesus in every era. John Owen summarized the meaning of Jesus’ death as, “the death of death.” But, in effect death was swallowed up in resurrection. Tony Jones wrote a series Continue reading

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