Category Archives: heaven

“God is Love. Whoever lives in Love lives in God.” 1 John 4:6


“A bedroom with only one person in it is the loneliest place in the world.” (“Harlow” 1965 Paramount) This is so true when waking alone, with the dawn all around you, having just dreamt of your departed.  While you feel … Continue reading

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Marriage as I understand it


In Christianity there is a third person that precedes out of a marriage of soulmates. It mirrors the Trinity’s Holy Ghost – might even be the Holy Ghost. It is the enabling love of the soulmates. It is the entity … Continue reading

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Love is forever


The best love stories end in death; lovers do not fear death. Death is their final and complete surrender to each other. Lovers instinctively know that Love is forever and is stronger than Death. They long to die together. That … Continue reading

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Love your spouse as you love God


Patricia cries out in the depth of my heart; from the depth of my soul she raises her voice. At the busiest corner of my mind she cries out; at the entrance to the deepest part of me she speaks. … Continue reading

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Meditative remembering


Odd the things you remember, last night, I woke remembering: Waking early in the morning darkness. Listening, feeling the complete presence of my beloved there beside me in the dark.  Matching the rhythm of my breathing to hers, using it … Continue reading

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Waiting to see again


After her second serious stroke Pat asked me to buy her a notebook so she could keep up her journal while in the hospital. The stroke distorted her sight and the only thing she wrote in it was: “I will … Continue reading

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Praying and Believing


Sometimes a religious truth hits you like a physical blow. Pat experienced it when she first heard “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” – (Rabindranath Tagore).  She cried … Continue reading

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