Contributed by David Swensen on May 5, 2002
It is interesting how people leave this life. Some scream, plead and curse. Others go confessing, some go stoically waiting for the inescapable. Most go with fear and hopelessness. Certainly not the case with our Lord and it need not be with us.
Dr. Edward Wilson was the famous British doctor who went with Captain Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic. In 1891 as an undergraduate at Cambridge University he was nicknamed “Bill the Cynic.” He was argumentative, disagreeable and he had a sharp, bitter, nasty tongue. Writing to a friend he had