Eternity

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What is eternity? Many definitions and illustrations have been attempted, but they all fall short of fully capturing the concept. This is probably because we are so accustomed to time – to counting seconds, days and years – that we try to picture eternity as never-ending time. But eternity isn’t time that never ends; it is the absence of time. Eternity is timelessness. Regardless of the way we choose to try …

I thought

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We sat at the airport and watched her. She was immaculately and expensively dressed and approached the check-in desk with all the confidence of an experienced traveller. We could not hear the conversation that took place, but we could read the body language. The clerk shook her head and shrugged her shoulders. The would-be traveller’s bubble of confidence burst and she began to cry. As she walked forlornly away, …