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October 12, 2013

RAY DAY: Our time on earth is short

Time is some-times long and sometimes short. As I go back in time via my memories, I see many changes from there to now.

Of course, the media is so much different. You can see on the television all the things going on in this world, if you desire.

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 I knew from a time so long ago are not with us anymore. They received their reward of Heaven. And there are some who probably 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, I don’t judge people and never will, because I don’t have that right to do so. Only God can do that, and the reward of eternal life stands there for you and me as we travel that long yet short, narrow road.

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, it is time to go back to bed. Where did the time go? Are we just passing through, or do we have a real purpose here?

I have to say that my time goes very fast. 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.

Am I doing the things that God wants me to do, or am I just having fun doing whatever seems to be the role of today?

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