By Donald R. Fletcher
5 humans, representing 3 generations, meet to proportion a few of their inner most ideas. Luc and Don celebration after thirty years, with their one-time mentor, Jay, and are later joined through Luc's daughter and her buddy Ian.
Their dialogues, patterned approximately after Plato, begin with Jay asking if demise is simply the top of existence, or if there's extra. Does technological know-how have a solution? Is there a soul or spirit, a fact that transcends the truth of our clinical universe of house and time? Or is an life past this international and lifestyles simply the indulgence of innovative conjecture? in the course of the conversations of those acquaintances, the dialogues offer an confirmation of existence, of what it ability to be someone, and of an afterlife past the limits of area and time.
The book's purpose is to stimulate considerate mirrored image and dialogue, whereas no longer advocating for any specific philosophical or spiritual position.
"Don, as a masterful theologian and storyteller, invitations us in six short segments to listen in on the tricky conversations that all of us have approximately existence, which means, and afterlife. a great source for small teams to take a seat of their personal circle and share."
--Deborah G. Brincivalli, government Presbyter, Presbytery of West Jersey, Haddon Heights, New Jersey
"In his brief, relocating meditation Dialogues with Jay, Don Fletcher lightly directs our gaze past the boundary of the recognized, pointing to a picture of existence and the God past all lifestyles grounded within the energy of love. It is a hot and considerate pastoral mirrored image, to be shared in discussion with relatives and friends."
--Lewis John Eron, Rabbi Emeritus, Lions Gate CCRC, Voorhees, New Jersey
"This paintings retains you pondering whereas evoking your personal internal reports, wondering how your ideals have been shaped, and what the long run holds."
--Rebecca Rosenau, affiliate Director of Senior companies, Director of Advocacy & Senior prone Outreach, Samost Jewish relatives & kid's provider of Southern New Jersey
Now in his overdue nineties, Donald R. Fletcher keeps to put in writing, publishing seven books considering the fact that 2003. Born in 1919, he grew up in Korea, is the son of Presbyterian clinical missionaries, earned levels at Princeton collage and Princeton Theological Seminary, and served the Presbyterian Church in Chile, the Caribbean, and at headquarters. He additionally taught at highschool, university, and collage degrees in New Jersey, Alabama, and Texas. In 2007 he moved to Lions Gate, a continuous care retirement neighborhood, together with his spouse, Martha, taking good care of her until eventually her loss of life from Alzheimer's sickness in 2014, an occasion mirrored during this book.