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Joseph Campbell – ‘The conquest of the fear of …

‘The conquest of the fear of death is the recovery of lifes joy. One can experience an unconditional affirmation of life only when one has accepted death not as contrary to life but as an aspect of life. Life in its becoming is always shedding death and on the point of death. The conquest of fear yields the courage of life. That is the cardinal initiation of every heroic adventure fearlessness and achievement.’

Alma P. Burton – ‘It is in the plan that man s…

‘It is in the plan that man should die. The rich the poor; the bond the free; the great the lowlyall must die. Death comes to everyone. Death * a necessary step to our eterrzal progression. But death is not the end it is only a transitional state whereby we move from one stage of action to another. The spirit continues to live move think learn and to engage in all those activities associated with existence in our next estate. The physical body is placed in the grave there to remain until the time of our resurrection. The change called death is ordained of God awl is a blessing to man. It would be tragic if men could never be released from mortality that they might put on immortality. Death releases man from his mortal existence and makes possible his onward progress toward eterrzal life and exaltation.’