Category Archives: heaven

Known by God


“I am” is the very name of God, that essence of me that I truly bear, the inner most quality of being alive. When I die it is all that is left of me. It is my reality that exists … Continue reading

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Awakening the heart!


Jesus taught that “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.” (Luke 17:21) That Kingdom of Heaven within us is our inner most essence, the very image of God He … Continue reading

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Grief and Emptiness


Consider the grief that lovers feel. It is emptiness, sorrel for your departed loved one, that hollow around your heart once filled to overflowing with her essential being. An absence where everything becomes essential, each sound distinct and bare, and … Continue reading

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When lovers kiss


“You love me royally, as I love you. Seated together in our garden Kingdom, Keeping up our silent conversation, Clothed in robes of joy of every hue. For us, our royal love has had no parallel: It rooted, grew, and … Continue reading

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The Lord our God is one Lord.


Descartes really got it right with his famous “I think therefore I am” – it is the only thing that remains in the human mind when we doubt our own existence.  It is also related to the concept that God … Continue reading

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Pat’s Epiphany


In the gospels Christ teaches us to believe “all things are possible.”  Many Christians assume this means that if only we have enough faith we can fix anything, “ask and you will receive.” So, when a loved one is dying … Continue reading

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49 years married to Pat – words to tell our truths.


We knew right from the beginning that we were destined for each other. Just 12 hours after meeting her and asking her out (November 18, 1968) I asked her to marry me.  Twelve days after that she wrote me that … Continue reading

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