I told someone about my blog and what I was doing with it. He told me that it sounded like I was starting my own religion. I didn’t look at it that way, but when I think about religion, I think about how it does a great job comforting people about death.
So then I pondered: what do I think about death?
No one ever came down to tell me what happens in the afterlife, and I’m way too busy experiencing this world to worry about it. But this is what I do know: people impact our lives. Ever day when we interact with people, they are shaping and reshaping us, guiding us, strengthening and weakening our human connections. And when a loved one passes away we feel the sudden disconnect that leaves us feeling sad.
Every person has an impact on us. And the people closest to us are the people who are most responsQuick Thoughts About Deathible for shaping our reality. The experiences you are getting largely depend on the connection you have with the people close to you. So they are part of you. And the part from them that is connected to you does not end after a loved one dies. That part stays with you and is stilling helping to guide you through this human experience. So in a sense, they are still very much alive within you.
We are all connected, people. And that’s a very beautiful, intricate, complex design from something.