What know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?(1.Corinthians 6.19)
But during the long February nights with the ewes in labour, looking out from the shelter into the flashing stars, he knew he did not belong to himself. He must admit he was only fragmentary, something incomplete and subject. There were the stars in the dark travelling, the whole host passing by on some eternal voyage. So he sat small and submissive to the great ordering.D.H.Lawrence The Rainbow
“I did it my way”Frank Sinatra “My Way”
Newspaper reports in the United Kingdom have suggested that most people want a secular rather than a religious funeral and that the favourite music is Frank Sinatra’s song “I did it my way”.
But does your life belong to you? And is your satisfaction (or disatisfaction) in it because of that? Or are you responsible to something beyond yourself?
Christ said” I am the way, the truth and the life”.(Gospel of St.John 14.6)