Friday, May 27, 2016

An End To War

Explosions shook the world around me with earthquake force and a blizzard of bullets killed or destroyed everything in their path.

One by one we soldiers were being killed or wounded in this, the Korean War (1950 - 1953)

It was horrible as the stench of death, of pain and of fear permeated everything around us, and I hoped the lessons from this war would prevent other wars.

This was how my dream ended.

Have we learned anything from the horrors of the Korean War?

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Gracefully Saying Goodbye

At the age of 82, and with serious health issues, Casey knew her life was coming to an end.

"I've lived a full life," she told her three daughters. "And soon I'll happily join your father."

One sunny Saturday morning, Casey impulsively went to the farmer's market and selected her favorite foods, and the favorites of her daughters and her friends.

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Why Worry About Death?

For all of his 68 year life, Frank worried about death. Would it hurt? Where would he go? Was this life all there would be?

Then one day Frank awoke surrounded by Angels. "Where am I," he asked.

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Passage Of Time

"I'm 71 years of age," I said aloud, while sitting outside. "How did the years pass so quickly?"

"That's nothing," replied a little rock. "I'm 200 million years old."

"You see that rock over there," he continued. "His name is Iggy, and he's 1.7 billion years old. But you're very lucky that you don't live as long as we do."

"Why is that," I asked.
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