The doubting climber

A while ago, I heard that someone is seriously ill. That makes a naturally affected. Then I remembered this story came from the climbers, but I must question again. They went something like this. A climber was how it is to be expected, on the road in the mountains. He arrived in bad weather and…

What happens after death?

This issue will be addressed again in reliance on two philosophical schools of antiquity here, which originated in the fourth and third centuries BC. Meaning the Stoics, founded by Zenon and Kepos, founded by Epicurus. Epikur is considered one of Atomists, the first so as theoretically postulated that all matter must ultimately be composed of…

The Walking Dead

There are a wide variety of movies about zombies and some trains running currently. One of them is The Walking Dead, on Amazon Prime you had obviously choose a different name and called it there fear of the walking dead. The series and movies always play with the wholly other, with the death that no…

When the Grim Reaper calls

Translated from German into English by google translator. Sometimes it can happen so fast. Something shocking it is anyway. Also, if you would not know it, and each could always and everywhere happen. But then something like that. Have just over a distant acquaintances learned that he was emergency surgery overnight twice today because he…

A Resurrection That Matters

If we are completely saved from our sins through the Cross, what’s the point of the empty tomb ? In the spring of my senior year in college, I was deeply immersed in the rhythms of Christian life. I was a leader in InterVarsity, participated regularly in a Bible study with other seminary-bound friends, set…

To live or to die

‘I was listening to a sermon Sunday, and suddenly the phrase “grain of wheat” struck me and wouldn’t go away. I have been struggling with the adjustment from employment to retirement. It’s the hardest adjustment I have ever faced. Going from a lifetime of challenging jobs, supervising people, solving problems, having a purpose and goal…

The off-message pontiff

If there is one leader on earth who ought to be sending out clear and unequivocal messages, then it is surely the pope. Yet, once again, the signals from Benedict and the Vatican this week have been oddly confusing. In his written clarification of the pope’s remarks aboard the plane taking him to Africa, his spokesman, Father…

Italy: Comatose woman in euthanasia debate dies

“ROME, Italy (CNN) — An Italian woman who had been in a coma for 17 years and whose right-to-die case was being debated in the Italian Parliament has died days after doctors began removing her feeding tube.  The speaker of the Italian Senate announced the death of Eluana Englaro, 37, Monday night, then called for a…

Life after death is reality – according to science

“A 3 year study by biological scientists pointed to the reality of life after death. In this Time article, science seems to buy into the notion that there is life after death. That’s what we Christians have been saying all along. Does this PROVE there is life after death? Well, about as much as you can prove…

Medical Advances Complicate Definition Of Death

“A Washington, D.C. hospital is suing to remove a 12-year-old boy from life support. Motl Brody was pronounced dead — with no brain function — after a battle with cancer. Motl’s parents, who are Orthodox Jews, believe that he, and his soul, are still alive.” > more. picture: stenbough,flickr.com

What is life ?

“This was the question posed to me in my A.P. Literature class a couple of days ago. We had ten minutes or so to write our answer on a piece of paper, which would then be read aloud by the teacher anonymously. About 8 minutes passed, my paper…blank.” > more. picture:油姬,flickr.com

He was buried…and we laughed

“It was the Wednesday after our dear friend and brother in Christ was buried. The day before we had just attended his funeral. We all needed to be together and celebrate his life. As I have said before Taylor Haugen lived a beautiful life.” > more. picture: danorbit,flickr.com