Blog - Death

Seeking Sense in Hindsight

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 02, 2022 • 34 Comments

Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me. Let there be peace on earth, the peace that was meant to be. With God as our father, brothers all are we. Let me walk with my brother in perfect harmony. – Jill Jackson Miller (1913-1995) & Sy Miller (1908-1971), from “Let There... Read More

Demons

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 21, 2022 • 53 Comments

From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! ~ traditional Scottish prayer This is the first post that I ever have written about something that I never have deliberately studied, I have no interest in whatsoever, and frankly I want nothing to do with.... Read More

The Death Experience (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 07, 2022 • 52 Comments

The Lord is my shepherd. I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You... Read More

The Death Experience (Part I)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 30, 2022 • 51 Comments

Why should I feel discouraged? Why should the shadows come? Why should my heart feel lonely, And long for heaven and home?

Apologetics

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 23, 2022 • 57 Comments

Oh Lord, my God, When I, in awesome wonder Consider all the worlds Thy hands have made. I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder. Thy power throughout the universe displayed. Then sings my soul, my Savior God to Thee, How great Thou art! How great Thou art! Then sings my soul, my Savior... Read More

Eternal

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 29, 2022 • 27 Comments

Now I’ve been crying lately, Thinkin’ about the world as it is. Why must we go on hating? Why can’t we live in bliss? Oh, Peace Train take this country, Come take me home again. – Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), from “Peace Train” (1971) I still can vividly recall how it felt to be afraid... Read More

Magic Bullet

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 22, 2022 • 18 Comments

Now I’ve been happy lately, Thinkin’ about the good things to come. And I believe it could be. Something good has begun. Oh, I’ve been smiling lately, Dreaming about the world as one! And I believe it could be. Someday it’s going to come. ‘Cause I’m on the edge of darkness. There ride the Peace... Read More

Why?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 15, 2022 • 26 Comments

I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive,... Read More

“Allen”

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 08, 2022 • 24 Comments

Oh, my love, my darling, I’ve hungered for your touch a long, lonely time. And time goes by so slowly, and time can do so much. Are you still mine? I need your love, I need your love, God speed your love to me. – Alex North (1910-1991) & Hy Zaret (1907-2007), from “Unchained Melody... Read More

Living the Truth

Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 30, 2021 • 15 Comments

What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about When you sort it out, Alfie? Are we meant to take more than we give? Or are we meant to be kind? And if only fools are kind, Alfie, Then I guess it is wise to be cruel.... Read More