This Blog is Dedicated to our dear friend Karen.
When she left this life she left a hole in our hearts as well as several to be read books.
We, her friends, will read these books for her.
This blog will be a sort of book club for us to post our thoughts and feelings about the stories and feelings we have of Karen while we read.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Embraced by the Light

A lot of thoughts as I read this book for Karen.
This is an account of a woman's near death experience. I often found myself with my mind wandering, wondering if this is what Karen had felt? Death is such a mystery. I loved the peace and love this woman felt when she passed. It gives us a reassurance of the love our Heavenly Father has for us.
Several times the book expressed that this mortal life is just a small part of our eternal existence, I too believe this.
There were many times I felt the book became a bit too preachy or shared things that may have been to sacred to share in a book.
However I could not find too much I disagree with or would argue.

Here are a couple of quoted from the book I enjoyed:

"We cannot swallow up their sorrow, and we can't plan their joy. All we can do is be a family".

"I have simply been impressed to live within the light of Jesus Christ and to continue to accept his love in my life." - I know Karen would have loved this quote

"We are to love one another. I know that. We are to be kind, to be tolerant, to give generous service. I know that greater joy will come to us through love than in any other way."

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