August 2017 Blog Posts (8)

How to Help During a Natural Disaster

With Hurricane Harvey and vast flooding dominating the news, it’s easy to feel helpless in the wake of such personal tragedy. In this technology-driven world, we’re witnessing breaking news; reading, seeing and hearing first-hand how these disasters personally impact individuals and communities. Who can…

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Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on August 31, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

There's Hope for Mankind

VIEWS about life and death are many and varied. Some feel that after death they will live on, perhaps in another form or in another place. Others feel that they will be reborn to live another existence. Still others think that death simply ends it all.…

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Added by Alicia Lele on August 30, 2017 at 11:12pm — No Comments

Life after Death

https://www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/watchtower-no4-2017-july/question-about-life-after-death/

Please read the following article for questions about life after death.

Added by Margaret Lopez on August 28, 2017 at 11:40am — No Comments

Violent Death All Around

I express my deepest sympathy to the family in Charlottesville, VA.  hope you draw comfort of knowing that she is in God's memory . She will be remembered for the love she displayed.....Soon there will be no more pain nor death ... I look forward to that promise Revelation 21:3,4

Added by T.C. Goodwin on August 20, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Loss of my friend/partner Larry

On October 18, 2017 I loss my partner of 15 years at my home with Hospice Care. In 2013 he loss his right leg due to vascular problems and in 2014 he loss his left leg. So I became his 24 /7 caregiver. Last summer in June he got double pneumonia and in July he loss his vision in his right eye due to plaque. That's when Hospice Care started. Larry was so strong and inspirational to others and had such a sense of humor. The night before his passing I sat by his bed rubbed his arm and spoke to…

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Added by Vincent Henrisey on August 18, 2017 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Why does death hurt? Because it is not normal!

Death to most people seems to be the most unnormal event we deal with in life.   Yet, some are surprised to learn that it was not our Heavenly Father intention or purpose for mankind to live and die.  He created man to live under perfect conditions and also to live forever.  (Genesis 1:22)

As we see from history and the account in the Bible - mankind sinned and therefore death entered into the world.  But, can you imagine a life free of sin and death?  The ability to live forever was…

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Added by Diamond on August 17, 2017 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Should You Respond to Inappropriate Comments?

The bereaved report that they are frequently subjected to insensitive comments following a death. It’s not as if someone deliberately wants to hurt the bereaved; inappropriate statements appear to stem from a discomfort with the concept of death and individuals who…

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Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on August 11, 2017 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Living Life With No Regrets

It’s not uncommon for those bereaved to feel regret. While anyone bereaved can feel regret, children and young adults can be particularly vulnerable. They have less experience with life and death and have yet to understand how fragile life can be. Regret is a deep sadness over what we perceive as missed…

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Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on August 3, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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