Famous Last Words

“I must go in.  The fog is rising.”  Emily Dickinson (Not a good sign!)

“It is very beautiful over there.” Thomas Alva Edison (Heaven?)

“I want nothing but death.”    Jane Austen (Life was worse?)

“Money can’t buy life.”  Bob Marley (Too late to find that out)

“Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.”  Oscar Wilde (A sense of humour)

“Behold, this is my advice to you.  Work hard to gain your own redemption.” Buddha (Deceived and deceiving others!)

And friends, should I be proud to tell you that our pastor used this one in a sermon last week?  “A woman who can fart is not dead.”  French nun Louise-Marie-Thérèse 

“Why should I talk to you? I’ve just been speaking to your boss.”  Playwright Wilson Mizner (Now this fellow got it right!)

Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.

Today shalt thou be with me in paradise.

Woman, behold, thy son! Behold, thy mother!

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

I thirst.

It is finished.

Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.

We all come to our last hour. What will we say to encourage our children in truth?

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