Sunday, November 10, 2013

RESURRECTION

I was on my way to a funeral home one late afternoon for a wake, when I saw this very beautiful rainbow from a distance and what made it more attractive and fascinating was-its backdrop was the color yellow and red leaves on the trees of autumn and the bright ray of the sunlight that just came out after a whole rainy and stormy day. It was then when I thought “What a beautiful way for God to remind us that after the storms of Life there is a beautiful ladder he prepares for all of us through a rainbow assuring us of the reality of the Resurrection.” It made sense afterwards when I reached the funeral home and met the daughter and the son of the deceased outside also looking for the rainbow and how they related to me that their mother loved rainbows and that she even asked that on her funeral “somewhere over the rainbow” should be sung. Jesus said : "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die." (John 11: 23-27).

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