I want to thank all of you for praying for us and keeping us in your thoughts. The blizzard has finally stopped. Hundreds of thousands of people lost power, but we didn't. They are saying it will take a long time to get things back to normal. Now finally back to a post that's NOT about the weather! While reading the local paper the other day, I found out that you really CAN take it with you! For people who live a green lifestyle, nearly 300 funeral homes are now offering enviornmentaly friendly burials, including biodegradeable caskets, some even made of cardboard. It costs a lot less, as well. Almost half of people over 50 said they would consider this alternative. Here's a man who also took it with him. Lonny Holloway. He stated that he wanted to be buried in his 1973 Pontiac Catalina, with his hat on, in the driver's seat. He also wanted his guns in the car. The guns, I can understand. He said he didn't want them to get into the wrong hands. When he died at the age of ninety, that's exactly what happened. Hundreds came to his funeral at the Baptist church. His friends placed his guns in the trunk of the car. Then he drove off into the sunset, taking car and guns with him. You might say it was the road trip of his life. The first picture is of a "green" funeral, the second one is Mr. Holloway's burial. In Bible times, warriors were buried with their weapons. Great warriors had their swords placed under their heads. Sad that what some people want to be buried with is weapons. Is that what their life's statement is? What would you want to be buried with?
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where theives break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." Matthew 6:19