Short meditation of the day

4 December
Our heart finds peace in knowing that death is not the end. Death opens the way towards a life where God welcomes us to himself forever.
When she was already very elderly, my mother had a heart attack. As soon as she could speak again, she uttered these words: “I am not afraid of dying; I know who I believe in…but I love life.” And on the day she died she whispered, “Life is beautiful...”

Taizé - Short Daily Meditation
From the book:
Peace of Heart in All Things, by Brother Roger of Taizé, published by GIA Publications