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The Circle of Life

“Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.” The words take on new meaning as I stand next to a man lying in a temporary casket a few feet from the cremation oven in a local funeral home.  The deceased is surrounded by his family members.  We all hold hands and lift up prayers of thanksgiving for…

Ashes to Ashes ….

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL EASTER 5 Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust. The Lord bless him and keep him. The Lord makes his face shine on her and be gracious to her. The Lord look upon him with favor and give her peace.  (LBW Burial of the Dead liturgy) I read these words three times this…