The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Memos to God: Death

Dear God,
Lately when I think about death I cry out, "I don't want to die." I know your kingdom is there for me, but how can I overcome my fear?

Susan Richmond-Brahimi, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Falls Church, Va.

Dear Susan,
Even the most faithful among us fears death. I, too, have experienced such fears. By expressing your fear, you can begin to recognize what is going on inside of you.

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