Pause for Thought with Ray Dadswell: Where are you going?
Eastbourne Herald - almost 5 years
One of the sweetest voices of recent years must be that of the New Zealand performer Hayley Westenra. A CD of her songs was, for a time, probably the most played on any of our car journeys, near or far. Her lyrics are sensitive and moving, not least those that accompany the melody of ‘Heaven’. The line asking the question why the good die young and her prayer request that ‘Heaven waits for everyone in the end’ really stir the soul. What is that place like, I wanted to know, and could it be ‘for everyone’? Eddie Purse, a minister friend, helped me with my understanding, and obviously delighted in the special opportunity given to him to address the subject. “It is a place of exquisite beauty, where colours are richer, fuller, deeper than anything we have ever envisaged here. “It is a place where I shall feel forever young, where there will be no anxieties or fears, where everyone will live together in perfect harmony. “Above all, it is a place where I will never need to go to be
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