Thursday, March 23, 2006

Death is part of eternal life

I have taken part in a funeral today, reading from Revelation 21:1-7.

Funerals are times when people think on their own mortality ...somber reflective moments .

All of us are called to live our lives in the light of our deaths , all of us are called to be ready to face the Lord when we close our eyes for the last time ..all of us are called in this life to "Love the Lord your God with all your heart , soul , mind and strength" are you doing that ?

"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" Jesus replied: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments." Matthew 22:37-40