We associate death with sorrow, tragedy, devastating grief. What's the meaning behind it? Is there some kind of redemption in it?
Is it a reality? Is it necessary to talk about it? How could a good God allow such a place of suffering?
Our finite minds struggle to imagine eternity. What of the many pictures of heaven is the right one? Who goes there and who doesn’t? Is the human soul extinguished at death, or are we eternal beings?