Not only is death inevitable; death is necessary for us to inherit the
new life we are to enjoy in Christ.
Max Lucado, The Greatest Gift
I've told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.
Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark and as
that natural fear in children is increased with tales,
so is the other.
Francis Bacon Fear |
We encourage you to fast-forward to the end of your life and ask this question: “What will family, friends, and
colleagues say when I am dead?" It might sound morbid, but it’s extremely useful.
Michael Hyatt; Daniel Harkavy, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Wan
Words of Encouragement |
You, too, can gain the insight and understanding you need to
find something good in the sadness and
pain of losing someone you care about.
Maggie Callanan; Patricia Kelley, Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Co
With death happening in the school and college arena these days,
more and more kids are exposed to grief than is usual.
Thus, letting children talk and listening to what they have to say
is very important in this day and age.
Michael Dunsmore, Grief: Overcome The Loss of A Friend or Family Member - Death, Bereavement, Family Loss & Depression
When our men lose their hope of a future and purpose, you'll surely watch them die a slow death in front of you.
Nan Jones, The Perils of a Pastor's Wife
If there is anything in life we can count on occurring without fail,
it is physical death.
Paul Snyder, Love: In Search of a Reason for Living
Wise Quotes |
Funny how it usually takes imminent death or tragedy to think
about life in light of eternity, but that's what got
me willing to explore.
John Burke, Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God's Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You
When we do talk to our children about Easter, we face an age gap.
For adults Easter means life after death and new life now.
Carolyn C. Brown, Sharing the Easter Faith with Children: Helping Children Observe Lent and Celebrate Easter
Consider this: Jesus became one of us and lived our life in
order to experience our death,
so that he could break the power of death.
Brian Simmons, Jeremy Bouma, Grace and Hope: A 40-Day Devotional for Lent and Easter
No one wants to leave the planet in a state of discord with his or her family.
We are all going to reach the departure
lounge - one day. Will you be ready?
David Brady, Serenity: Aging With Dignity, Living With Grace
Lent and Easter remind us that even in death there can be found resurrection.
Greg Pennoyer, God For Us Reader's Edition: Rediscovering the Meaning of Lent and Easter
Easter Quotes |
The death of a loved one is tragic. But, while a death is tragic
doesn't mean that there isn't to be future hopes and dreams.
We, as humans, were never meant to be alone.
Byron Pulsifer, Hopes and Dreams Future |