Death.  Does the thought fill you with dread or apprehension?  Does it scare you?  Is it just a bit too morbid to think about?  Would you rather not think about it at all?  What is your attitude regarding death?  Just last night I watched the movie Gravity, and Sandra Bullock’s character, Dr. Ryan Stone, who is drifting in space, happens across a radio frequency with “Aningaaq,” someone in another country on Earth.  Although she can’t understand him, nor can he understand her, this is the only human contact she has, and so she confides in him that she is going to die.  She says, “I know we’re all gonna die.  Everybody knows that.  But I’m going to die today.  Funny that…you know, to know.  But the thing is, that I’m still scared.  Really scared.  Nobody will mourn for me.  No one will pray for my soul.  Will you mourn for me?  Will you say a prayer for me?  Or is it too late?  I’d say one for myself but I’ve never prayed in my life.  Nobody ever taught me how…”

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