An Atheist in Heaven: Eben Alexander’s Venture Into Eternity

Proof of Heaven

I adored th[e] simplicity—the absolute honesty and cleanness of science.  I respected that it left no room for fantasy or for sloppy thinking.  If a fact could be established as tangible and trustworthy, it was accepted.  If not, then it was rejected. This approach left very little room for the soul and the spirit, for the continuing existence of a personality after the brain that supported it stopped functioning.  It left even less room for those words I’d heard in church again and again:  “life … [Read more...]

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Brittany Maynard Revisited: Looks Like She’s Still Got Dying on Her Mind

Sadly, it appears that I spoke too soon yesterday when I told you that Brittany Maynard didn't want to die.What Brittany meant to say was that she didn't want to die on Saturday.  But dying-- Well, yes, she's still got that very much in mind. *     *     *     *     * The terminal cancer patient released a new video Wednesday night, explaining that “I still feel good enough, and I still have enough joy, and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like … [Read more...]

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Brittany Maynard Wants to Live! Let’s Help Her to Live Well.

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old brain cancer patient who announced her plan to take her own life on November 1, may have changed her mind.  According to a report by Norah O'Donnell on CBS News, the terminally ill woman isn't feeling so bad--and now she wants to "see how it goes."Brittany had been married only a year when she received a devastating diagnosis in April 2014:  She had an aggressive form of brain cancer and, according to doctors, had possibly only six months left to live … [Read more...]

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