Originally Posted by knightofalbion
Life is a continuum. Dear Fred has left this life and emerged anew in the next life - restored to youth and vigour, free of pain and reunited with loved ones.
Take heart at that.
Human life is much like the changing of the seasons. Spring - summer - autumn - winter. And then, Spring again ...
The secret and the promise of spirit. No death, but rebirth in another guise.
"The meaning of sorrow and its beauty".... In the physical, one can see nothing positive. But in the spiritual, one learns empathy, compassion and understanding, and indeed stoicism and strength of spirit.
There is a purpose and reason for everything.
I sense that you have rather more faith i that than I have
but thanks for writing.