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Tim Naab (#47480386)
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Bio Photo Death is only physical for the redeemed. Where will you be in 50 yrs, 60 yrs, 100 yrs.?

I picked up a new hobby. I photograph tombstones for people who are researching a genealogy. After a couple of weeks walking through cemeteries I began to notice the neglected graves. Many of these neglected graves say "MOTHER" or "FATHER" ...followed by their names, dates of birth and death. I see many graves from the 1920s that have no flowers, no sign of anyone tending it. Weeds growing around it, ants or some other animal or insect has burrowed under the tombstone and it is tilted. I read their names and think how the parents of "MOTHER" or "FATHER" shed tears of joy at their birth and how their children shed tears of sorrow at their death. They were typical persons. While young they felt immortal, life would last forever as a youth. They felt indestructible. Then they aged and suddenly found themselves past their youth, health failing, their mortality became evident. "MOTHER" and "FATHER" passed away and the children wept in their loss. Life goes on and they tell stories to their children and grandchildren. They begin by saying, "remember when "MOTHER" "FATHER"…" did this or that or said something amusing or a word of wisdom? But now even their children are passed away and the new generation feels immortal and indestructible, with no need to go to a cemetery. Even the place where "MOTHER" or "FATHER" are buried may no longer be remembered. No more tears of joy nor tears of weeping, no more stories of, "remember when….". We also will one day be where "MOTHER" and "FATHER" are, a tombstone that leans and no one remembering where we were buried. This life is nothing more than a breath of air, a puff of smoke, vapor that dissipates quickly and is soon forgotten.
Christ was killed 2000 yrs ago. Stories of His are still told, he is still quoted. Why? Because He rose from the dead and lives forever. He died to pay my debt. Even when the world forgets me, Christ still knows me.



Any duplicate entries, that I may have created, are unintentional. Please go to the duplicate entry, click on the "EDIT" tab and leave me a message. Thanks Tim
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Kaye Harkins McClintock
Laura Carr Petty
Thank you very much Tim, for transferring Laura to me. Could I possibly have her husband, Samuel Morgan Petty, Memorial #70112521, too? Easter blessings, Kaye Harkins McClintock #47734417
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Apr 19, 2014 9:07 PM
Amy Hogan
Aunt Sis Wallace
Hi Tim,
Do you still have the photo for memorial 55924113?
Added by Amy Hogan on Apr 18, 2014 8:06 AM
Tom Kouts
T A Kouts
Thanks a bunch for the transfer.
Added by Tom Kouts on Apr 15, 2014 11:42 AM
Tom Kouts
Thomas Allen Kouts
I sent you a request to transfer my sons memorial to me, did you get it? Thanks
Added by Tom Kouts on Apr 15, 2014 11:25 AM
Pioneersearcher
# 80526081 Marvin Dale Whitley, Sr
I would like your permission to copy these photos to my Louthan Ancestry Family Tree. I will credit you as the source. Can you tell me where you got them? Are you related?

Thank you, Pioneersearcher # 47016656
Added by Pioneersearcher on Apr 13, 2014 9:14 PM
janet donner
John H Baird 127748945
I had been in Prairie home taking pictues of stones and came across one for John H.Baird
When I went to link him with father Forest
you had done a virtual cemetry.
I am sending them off to Find A Grave to merge I think the family would want to see the headstone and the cemetery he would have been buried in?
will see what Find A Grave does with it?
Janet
Added by janet donner on Apr 10, 2014 1:44 PM
C McDonald
Agnes McDonald
And for this one too!
Added by C McDonald on Feb 26, 2014 3:21 PM
C McDonald
Cora Z Craddick
Thanks so much for transferring this memorial to me!
Added by C McDonald on Feb 25, 2014 10:20 AM
C McDonald
Cora Z Craddick
Thanks so much for transferring this memorial to me!
Added by C McDonald on Feb 25, 2014 10:20 AM
John Zeese
Anne Albert memorial
Tim, would you please link Anne to her parents Mathis Kramer (6783996) & Katherine Berg Kramer (6784027)
Thanks
Added by John Zeese on Feb 18, 2014 9:39 PM
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