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March 29, 2014

RAY DAY: Go when he says it's time

Time seems to be sometimes long and sometimes short. As I go relive my memories, I see many changes from then to now.

Of course the media is so much different. You can see in the newspaper or on the television all of the things going on in this world. I like to back off those things that hurt not only the families but the ones who have no family left to talk to. And that is where I am going this week.

All those good people whom I knew from a time so long ago are not with us anymore. Maybe there are some who never saw the gates of heaven due to the way they spent their time while still here on earth. But God forgives, and there is a second chance to go be with those who have gone before you.

Now don’t get me wrong, as I don’t judge people and never will because I don’t have that right to do so. Only God can do that. The reward of eternal life is there for you and me, as we travel that narrow road we have been given.

But let’s get down to where I am going today. It seems to be that you no sooner get up from your night’s sleep and it is time to go back to bed. Where did the time go? Are we in a pattern of life where we are just passing through, or do we have a real purpose here?

I have to say my time goes very fast, and soon it will be that time when my eyes will close for the last time here on earth and open in the arms of God. But while I am here, I have to have a reason to be here.

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