In 1966, I was working in Washington, D.C. when I got the news that my dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer, age fifty-seven. I called his doctor in Ohio. He emphatically said: “He’s got about five years IF he follows directions.”
Not once during those five long years did we ever ask:
Had the doctor counseled him?
What was he worried about?
How could we help him?
How did he feel about dying?
Was there anything he wanted to say to us before he died?
Are these familiar Bible verses? “In the beginning, GOD created the heavens and the earth…” HE was lonely, and created a man and a woman. In Jeremiah 1:5, HE said: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I set you apart…” My interpretation? God knows me, loves me, and gave me my Soul.
These three ice cubes demonstrate how I visualize my life process and the concept of “SOUL.” The first ice cube represents my Birth; at Midlife, the second ice cube has partially melted signifying my life’s half over. When Death comes, the third ice cube will have dissolved into a puddle and released my SOUL. Here’s my evidence: Continue reading →