There’s an article out from the NYTimes that speaks of the rising costs of healthcare in America and connects this rising cost to our supposed inability to “confront death and [the very sick's] obligations to the living.” They have cited that Americans spent $91 billion caring for Alzheimer’s patients in 2005 and this cost is projected to rise to $189 billion by 2015. The author states that our inability to accept death (if that’s true) is contributing to our financial crisis.
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Yesterday we celebrated the feast of Pentecost, the celebration that marks the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. This feast marked the official end to the Easter season, and it is a wonderful reminder of God’s absolute constancy in our lives. Not only did God the Father send us Jesus, but He also didn’t leave us when Jesus ascended to Heaven. He left us with the Holy Spirit, the Advocate, to “guide them into all Truth”-John 16:13. Read the rest of this entry »