For discussions about the spiritual things in ones life.
Moderators: gracenjohn, Preacher1011, La. Hunter
This is not a very nice subject to discuss but I've taken a few kids hunting and they sometimes ask me, "what does it feel like to die?"
Usually this happens when they are holding the first bird they killed. I recall thinking the same thing as I held the first pheasant I had shot with my grampa's Model 1897 Winchester. I remember that I cried because I had just killed such a beautiful creature.
I've had a lifetime of killing birds and after thinking about this for quite some time I came up with a really good answer to the question, "what does it feel like to die?"
When a child asks me that question I reply, "it probably feels like it did when you were born, only backwards".
Can anyone honestly say what it feels like to be born? Not born again...I mean when your mom shoots you out her vag.
It is a great answer to a question we all have asked at one time or other.
INTERNET CREDIBILITY is...an OXYMORON.
- Posts: 9973
- Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:09 pm
- Location: Go HOGS!
- Posts: 677
- Joined: Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:09 pm
- Location: Bell, FL
i got a feeling the bird would disagree
,IS IT DUCK SEASON YET
THERE AINT NO DUCKS IN VA, dicks sporting goods told me so
you can educate ignorance
you can medicate crazy
but you cant fix stupid
imaduckin up north
- Posts: 3610
- Joined: Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:41 pm
- Location: to far north
My dad was a funeral director. I imagine that the reality of death is a horrible, terrifying shock. Probably a lot like falling, but longer.
Mortality is a terrible to think about.
"I've been left for dead before but I'll still fight on, don't wait up, leave the light on, I'll be home soon"
- Posts: 4926
- Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:06 pm
- Location: On the northeast corner of the southwest side
Death is a natural part of life. In fact, death may be the natural order of things and life is nothing but an aboration. You did not exist before you were born since the beginning of time (eternity?). And, you will not exist for eternity after you die. You're life is just a tiny bit of flatulent noise in the cosmos. Not a big deal really.
"When I get to heaven, tie me to a tree
For I'll begin to roam and soon you'll know where I will be..."
- Posts: 1160
- Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:44 pm
You can't have life without death, the 2 go hand in hand. However, as a Christian, death is a gain as we have eternal life through Christ. So in the eyes of a Christian mortal death isn't horrible its suprisingly glorious.
jaysweet3 wrote:Looks a little small.
Dat's what She said....
Underradar wrote:We, the unsigned members of the HH, are not allowed to address such questions. But thank you for asking.
- Posts: 2197
- Joined: Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:25 pm
- Location: Elm Grove, LA
Return to Faith-Spirituality
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest