By Jack, Colorado
I was to be the cleric for a local ECK Light and Sound Service and thought it best to get a haircut. My longtime barber had translated (passed on) unexpectedly. His shop partner, Cheryl, had cut my hair on occasion, so I switched to her.
When I sat down in her barber chair, Cheryl asked the usual question: “How do you want your hair cut?”
I replied, “Just a light trim” and then added, “I’ll be wearing a suit this weekend and want to look nice.”
Even as these words were coming out of my mouth, I wondered, Why am I saying this?
I was soon to learn the answer. Read More
By Harold Klemp
Q: What happens to us after death?
A: I’ll paint a picture of the afterlife with a broad brush. The reason is that consciousness is like a river of water in that it goes gradually from a small stream to a larger one.
A composer, for example, uses a similar method. When he wishes to move up, say, eleven notes from a starting note, he will work his way up in gradual steps rather than in one big leap. He may go up two notes, drop back a half note, move up a full note, and so on, until he reaches the eleventh note he was aiming for.
These gradual movements from the smaller to the larger or the lower to the higher are to prevent a destructive or jarring effect upon the sensibilities of man or nature. Read More