May our Lord's blessings of love be upon
you and those who love you, May Jesus and
His peace abide with you, may
His essence illuminate your heart
and comfort you in this loss now and
"absent from the body" is to be
"present with the Our Lord" (2
Cor. 5:8). This is the clearest of
truths in the mind of Paul, and
one of the most comforting
assurances for the child of God.
Death for us is not a exit out of
life it is an entry into the
Lord's presence into the
person who is Divine Love.