Tag: heaven

  • Death and the End of Luck.

    Death and the End of Luck.

    Last week, on the day before his sixty-fourth birthday, my uncle who I never called uncle, left his earthly body. I never called him uncle, because he was not in my life until about eight years ago. He was not in my life until then, because my paternal grandma got pregnant out of wedlock in […]

  • Life After Life

    “If we want to enter Heaven on Earth, we need only one conscious step and one conscious breath.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh A tornado hit my elementary school when I was eight going on nine. I recall thinking, “I am going to die,” and not being okay with that whatsoever. Then it went away.  The storm […]