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Tag: Eternal Life

A Meditation on Eternal Life

January 7, 2018 1 Comment
A Meditation on Eternal Life

We are concluding our reading of the First Letter of John during daily Mass. Many struggle to understand this letter because they miss the experiential aspects of the faith to which he refers. Consider just a few brief lines from the end of the letter: [God] has testified on behalf of his Son. Whoever believes […]

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What Is Eternal Life?

November 15, 2017 9 Comments
What Is Eternal Life?

This is the ninth in a series of articles on the Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell. I often think that we haven’t done a very good job of setting forth the doctrine of eternal life. For most people, the concept seems a rather shallow one: that we will live forever. Frankly, many […]

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What is Eternal Life?

July 15, 2010 20 Comments

I often think  we haven’t done a very good job in setting forth the doctrine of Eternal Life. For most people the concept seems a rather flat one, namely, that we shall live for ever and ever and ever…. And frankly for many such a concept seems rather unappealing even if the place of it […]

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Love doesn’t die!

August 25, 2009 4 Comments
Love doesn’t die!

Last week, I was riding METRO with nothing to read and so I found myself listening in on the conversations around me. One conversation caught my attention immediately. Two young adults were discussing the practice of building shrines in the family home to honor ancestors. One friend asked the other if he would do this in his […]

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