This Sliver of Eternity

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. – John 3:16 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints, for the hope which is laid up… Continue reading This Sliver of Eternity

A Joyful Funeral

In my last post, I wrote about my husband’s grandmother, Elsie, who passed away last week. Her funeral was today. What I enjoyed most about Elsie’s funeral (does that sound odd, to say that I enjoyed it?) was the evidence of joy in the midst of sorrow. Most everyone who attended her funeral, and certainly… Continue reading A Joyful Funeral

Beyond the Sunset

Beyond the sunset, O blissful morning When with our Savior, heaven is begun Earth's toiling ended, O glory dawning Beyond the sunset, when day is done When an elderly person dies peacefully and in good health, we consider them to have concluded their life on earth in a most blessed way. We hope that one… Continue reading Beyond the Sunset