Tag Archives for death

Racing through life

Life is short. It’s a common observation, but one that leads people to vastly different conclusions. A couple of weeks ago, at a family gathering, I was chatting with my niece Kyla who is only a few weeks away from … Continue reading

Share

08. February 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Evangelism | Tags: , , , , | 7 comments

Farewell, old friend

One of my high school buddies passed away a week ago today.  I was invited to speak some words of remembrance at his funeral, and counted it a privilege to be given this opportunity. Marilyn (his widow) told me that … Continue reading

Share

06. December 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Don’t be satisfied with the appetizers

Amy Winehouse, an enormously talented and deeply troubled singer, was found dead in her apartment yesterday at the age of 27.  Though no official cause of death has been cited, family and friends agree that her early demise was undoubtedly … Continue reading

Share

24. July 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

Standing against the seduction of death

In this blog post I want to highlight the work of a man of integrity and conviction.  I also want to start a new series of posts that will highlight the views of other truthspeakers – people who speak truths … Continue reading

Share

16. July 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Social Commentary, Truthspeakers | Tags: , | 2 comments

In memory of Rob Hall

When I wrote in a recent post (Reality Check) that life is short and fragile, I had no idea that within a couple of weeks, Rob Hall’s untimely death would offer a graphic reminder of the truth of those words. … Continue reading

Share

27. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Justice, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 comments

Reality check

Last week a young Canadian named Jordan Morrison was killed in the aftermath of a bar fight while on vacation with his parents at a resort in the Dominican Republic.  He was 19 years old.  Marion and have four grown … Continue reading

Share

10. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 12 comments

What I really want for Christmas

“All I have to look forward to is death.” This bleak assessment came from the lips of a middle-aged woman, quoted by her daughter who was frustrated with her mother’s negative outlook on life.   The daughter’s concern was understandable.  No-one … Continue reading

Share

17. December 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Making the most of the rest of your life

I was talking with some friends at work today about our plans for the future. The conversation turned to retirement and how we want to use the years that remain to us. We all agreed that since life is short … Continue reading

Share

25. March 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Circle of life?

Recently several of my friends and colleagues have lost loved ones.  My own father and mother died in 2007 and 2008, and my wife’s parents are in their upper 80s and dealing with diminished capacities.  All of this has prompted … Continue reading

Share

04. October 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Basic Principles, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

Two redemption stories

A brilliant young aeronautical engineer is the only survivor of a tragic car accident that is caused by his own carelessness.  The accident causes the deaths of seven people, one of whom is his fiancée.   Grief-stricken and full of remorse, … Continue reading

Share

15. April 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 3 comments

← Older posts