Thursday, May 27, 2010
Friday, Ord Time Wk 8: "The end of all things is at hand"
Therefore be serious and sober-minded so that you will be able to pray.
-- 1 Pt 4:7-13
Death is the end of earthly life. Our lives are measured by time, in the course of which we change, grow old and, as with all living beings on earth, death seems like the normal end of life. That aspect of death lends urgency to our lives: remembering our mortality helps us realize that we have only a limited time in which to bring our lives to fulfillment: