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Reflections on Death, on Dying, and on the Life to Come

Rita By Her Brother-in-Law, Ken K. Gourdin I recently had an on-line conversation about the faith implications of my sister-in-law’s recent passing.  In response to one poster’s assertion that, essentially, there is only one valid paradigm for viewing the world … Continue reading

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Reflections on mortality

Brief Reflections on My Own Mortality By Ken K. Gourdin I just returned from the memorial service of a longtime friend of mine and my family’s. I went to school with her for quite a few years. In keeping with … Continue reading

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This Life is Not The End

This Life is Not The End By Ken K. Gourdin Note – I posted this on Dan Peterson’s blog at Patheos.com today in response to a post about death, and how members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day … Continue reading

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Reflections on Hoffman’s Passing

Another “Brief Candle” Goes Out: A Brief Reflection on the Passing of Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman  By Ken K. Gourdin Dan Peterson at Patheos just posted a reflection on the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.1  Here’s an excerpt: “Life … Continue reading

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