The other side of death

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This is the most beautiful explanation of death.
Ever.
A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, “Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.”
Very quietly, the doctor said, “I don’t know.”
The sick man was beside himself, sputtering, “You don’t know? You’re a Christian man, and you don’t know what’s on the other side?”
The doctor was holding the handle of the door. On the other side came a sound of scratching and whining, and as he opened the door, a dog sprang into the room and leaped on him with eagerness and joy.
Turning to the patient, the doctor said:
“Did you notice my dog?
He’s never been in this room before. He didn’t know what was inside. He knew nothing except that his master was here, and when the door opened, he sprang in without fear.
I know little of what is on the other side of death. But I do know one thing. I know my Master is there and that is enough….”
Coming Home
~Eowyn & Joan

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0 responses to “The other side of death

  1. BRILLIANT! BRAVO!

     
  2. Such a touching reminder!!!
    Joandarc, you are a touch of class!

     
  3. Beautiful, and the expectation of eternity with Our Lord is for me, breathtakingly wonderful

     
  4. Beautiful anology!,says it all.

     
  5. Wow – thank you, thank you, thank you – if only I had seen this when my husband was dying! He was not religious per se, but he was a great dog-lover and he would have related to this. God bless you gals!

     
  6. Joan,
    Thanks for posting this.
    It is not a little timely in my life right now.
    -Dave

     
  7. Reblogged this on SpiritualNess and commented:
    This is one of the most beautiful stories!

     

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