Latter-day Saints believe that every life — our spirits, our souls, the essence of who we are — is eternal.Read More »
Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will host a Day of Prayer entitled, “Afterlife 101: What Happens When Our Earthly Pilgrimage Ends?," led by John Fencik, on Jan. 14, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Read More »
I learned when I was about 8 years old that people my age — young people — died, though usually through some sort of accident.Read More »
My first conscious memory of pondering an afterlife came at the death of my profoundly disabled, brain damaged older brother. He died at 13 years old, slipping away one winter night from pneumonia.Read More »
Is there an afterlife?
As someone who is a practical materialist, who does not believe we possess any supernatural spirit apart from the self-awareness generated in our brains, and who furthermore does not believe in any supernatural deities, my answer is a general no.Read More »
Did you ever believe in a god, and if so, why did you change your mind? What hope do you have when you and your loved ones die and why are you OK with that?Read More »