Posts Tagged ‘ Death ’

Humor Meets Horror Entry: A Tale of Two Churches

October 19, 2018
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Another entry into our annual “Humor Meets Horror” contest. This one from one of our yearly contributors J. Michael Radcliffe, who is also a past winner too. Great post!     J. Michael Radcliffe lives in…

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Cremation Sensations

September 17, 2018
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Death got you down? Your Great Aunt Mildred just died. When you were a kid she used to spit chewing tobacco on your new shoes.  When you reached 30 and hadn’t married she called you…

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Death Doesn’t Become Us

November 1, 2017
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What people fear the most after speaking in public and being trapped in an elevator with Harvey Weinstein – is death. Tucked away in a compartment of our brain labeled “Denial” resides a black-robed figure…

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It’s All in How You Say It

June 28, 2017
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My GOP friends get mad when I say #AHCA will make people die. So, lets say… it will make people go live on a farm where they’ll be happy!     Daylin LeachProgressive PA State…

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Breaking the Record?

February 9, 2017
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I was driving along in my car, and I heard this story about a company that will press one’s ashes into a vinyl record(www.andvinyly.com). Obviously, they can’t do this until one expires, but how cool…

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Holding on to Old Ratty Things

August 31, 2016
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Apparently, I’ve grappled with the problem of mortality from the age of four. My parents told me that I asked—probably triggered by an explanation about the death of my grandfather—“Why is God always making new…

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Answering Life’s Questions

July 5, 2016
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  Should I sock away money for retirement?  Should I stay on my diet?  Should I exercise? Should I take the vacation?  Should I buy the dream house? These are the questions I ask myself…

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The ultimate after-party: Putting fun in funerals

April 20, 2016
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When we buried my mother’s ashes, my sister and I tucked a pack of cigarettes into the urn vault. Mom literally had been a diehard smoker—she died of complications from COPD—and we figured she’d be…

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Call it Like it is

February 12, 2016
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Why do we always have such an issue with calling a spade a spade?  If it’s in the deck of cards, and it’s not a club, a diamond, or a heart, it’s a spade.  See,…

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Are These Better Job Options?

September 7, 2014
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Recently I’ve started considering alternate jobs and careers where I would excel.  Do I currently have a job and career?  Yes, but there are certainly other things I could do that would bring me joy and happiness…

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