Sunday, March 28, 2010

(Day 87) Let there be Light

Whatever your beliefs are, scientists still have not been able to explain the origin of the universe. Oh yes, theories abound, but proof lies beyond reach. It's my belief that God took care of that, just as He took care of creating light. And He's also promised that there's light beyond death.

Some people who have had a 'near death experience' claim to have caught a glimpse of that light before they were snatched from death's jaws. Whether that's true or not, I don't know. And whether my mother-in-law saw that tonight when she left this earthly existence I don't know either. What I do believe, however, is that she's in the presence of The Light and is relieved of all her earthly suffering. For that I give thanks.

(60mm  f2.8  3.2 sec  ISO100)


Photog Ave said...

This is a very nice picture and good portrayal.

My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I know death is very hard to deal with.

['รด ] Avery

M. Hassan said...

My utmost condolences with your lose and I'm sure she'll be by the light.

As I always say:
Death is a tragedy that makes us grief, but it also helps us realize the importance of life. (Quote by M. Hassan).

The photo is really amazing!

Krista said...

Relieved of all earthly suffering is a good thing.

I am not a religious woman but I do believe this: Life is Good. Death is not bad. Of course, I am able to apply it to myself only; and always feel very sad and upset when a loved one leaves this plane for another.

My thoughts are with you and yours, and my condolences for your loss.

Rick said...

@Avery - thank you for your kind words.

@M - thank you. I agree with your quote - carpe diem!

@Krista - thank you for your support.

darlin said...

My condolences sent your way to you and your family Rick.

One day when there's time we will have a chat about near death experiences, I will share with you my personal experiences on this subject. Until then, take care and God bless.

lizzynash said...

Amen, Amen, Amen.... In the presence of the Light is complete joy and healing.... I'm so sorry for those of you left behind on this earth, but praise the Lord that there are those to carry on her legacy and praise Him that she is in a place of solace and rest....

The photos lately have been remarkable! Love seeing the blog and your eye for the beauty that is in this fallen world..

Rick said...

@darlin - thank you for your kindness. Yes, I'd like to hear about your experiences.

@liz - our shared firm belief! Thank you for the positive feedback - I've felt some special inspiration lately.