Tuesday, April 12, 2005
Our Newest Op Ed- by Frederick Meekins
- By Frederick Meekins
In going on to his eternal reward, the last profundity Pope John Paul II conveyed to the world was no matter how good we might be as individuals death will eventually come to embrace us all. And as we all stop for a moment to ponder our earthly demises, it is only natural to consider the ultimate disposition of our physical remains. But whereas those of the Pope's will always be properly honored as befitting someone of his stature, often the remainder of us don't get even the minimal respect we deserve as human beings having once walked this earth as creatures made in the image of God.
My family went to the Fort Lincoln Cemetery in suburban Maryland on Easter Sunday to pay respects to my mother's brother interned there. It would be an understatement to say we were in for an "Easter surprise" we would never forget...........
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