Category Archives: Death

What’s it all about, Alfie Evans?

Cute, angelic, little, lovable Alfie Evans has died. Only yesterday, he was still alive, with the world watching how his poignant drama would unfold. Now the powers of government and medicine conspired to deny him life. Today, he is gone. … Continue reading

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Glimpsing At Eternity

When something man-made breaks down, that is usually the end of the useful life of that object, be it a piece of furniture, a toy, an electronic gadget, or a car. When something in nature (that is, God-made) breaks down … Continue reading

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Aging And Dying

Science tells me that matter is indestructible. Therefore, it is enduring, undying. It is never destroyed but merely transformed into another state or form. Ice melts and becomes water. Water evaporates and becomes clouds. Clouds condense and fall as snow. … Continue reading

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Life And Its Blessings

The deepest longing of man is for life, light and love. Life is our greatest blessing, totally unmerited, and given unconditionally. Because we are alive, all other blessings are possible. Light is the energy through which we share in the … Continue reading

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Remembering. The Lessons. 9/11.

Evil is real and is alive in the world. The malice, hatred and anger behind 9/11 is so smothering and overwhelming, one begins to wonder if there is a God who cares and who is supposed to have enveloped his … Continue reading

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All Hallows Triduum

“And this is the will of the one who sent me, that I should not lose anything of what he gave me, but that I should raise it on the last day.” ~ John 6:39 In our Christian tradition the … Continue reading

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The Old Is Good

And no one who has been drinking old wine desires new, for he says, ‘The old is good.’” ~ Luke 5:39 I read a wisecrack once that went, “He who lives a long life will die a lonely person.” I found … Continue reading

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