Since I am now 80 years of age, I believe I qualify for the title “older person,” and I mention this to suggest that I do have some awareness of what it is like to be moving toward the end of this lifetime. And the questions that arise with the end of life moving toward oneself.
I differ from the average person, no doubt, in that I have made a study of several religions, and mystical teachings surrounding what happens when one dies? And I have particularly made a study of Eastern mysticism, which differs from the teachings of Christianity in some important ways. And contrary to what many in Christianity have been taught, the teaching of Eastern mysticism parallels that of Christianity rather than being in conflict with it.
And more to the point of this blog, let us not worry quite so much about what various religions teach…
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