Is it possible that trying to stop something we don't like would be easier if we helped prevent it in the first place?
Let's take a look at a couple of things that can shorten or prolong our lives.
How can we be free from fear, both fear of things in this world, and fear of what could happen in the next?
Can we actively look forward to growing older when we are grown up, just as much as we did when we were young?
In a world where every week brings a new medical study, are there things that are more important than only staying alive one more day?
If our lives were a movie based on a book, have we picked a good book and adapted it faithfully?
In our walk on earth, there are not only ways that we can "get a life", but also still better ways to really start living.
While we may miss our departed loved ones, those who follow Jesus will actually get a head-start on being with Him.
Grace is amazing because it restores us when we were lost and blind. But it is even more amazing that it brings us from death to life.