Change of Address…Where Do We Go From Here?

Successive deaths of international figures in the past week remind us of  the brevity and uncertainty of life.

Thursday last week, January 17, chess genius, icon and iconoclast Bobby Fischer died from an unspecified illness in a hospital in Reykjavic, Iceland. He was 64.

Tuesday this week, international marathon runner Wesly Ngetich of Kenya was killed by an arrow. News reports say it was accidental—Ngetich was caught in a deadly crossfire between two ethnic groups. He was 34. (Another Olympic runner from Kenya, Lucas Sang, was earlier hacked to death because of election violence in that country. Mr. Sang was killed on New Year’s Eve.)

Also on Tuesday, actor Heath Ledger was found dead in his Manhattan apartment, cause of death still officially undetermined. He was 28.

Where do they go from here?

When our time comes, where do we go from here?

One man who’s certain about where he’s going, when his time comes, is Billy Graham. In one interview, he said:
Billy Graham
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One of these days you’re going to hear the news
that I have died. Don’t you believe it. I will only
have had a change of address.

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He’s sure where he’s going. What about us: where do we go from here?

What do you think? Where do you think you’re going?

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