Asking the Question, Is a Monument the
Last Stop For Every Human Being on Earth?
By Tom Tree
Is a headstone the last stop for every human being in
this life? This is a question that everyone asks
themselves, frequently. Headstones represent a sense of
love and respect. That love and respect is strong enough
to transcend the grave. Are they to benefit the living
or the dead? Hopefully they can benefit both.
When you question the final destination, you might
actually bring forth more questions. Does a headstone
represent the final act? Is that all there is? It is the
final act on this earth. However, what really lies
beyond death's doors. This question has an answer.
The reason faith is important is due to lack of
evidence. You cannot prove that there is or is not a
life after this one. Many people have attempted to prove
it. However, it still remains theory. Just because you
wish it to be true, does not make it so.
You can have strong faith in your religious convictions.
One of your friends may believe in a different religion.
You could argue the validity of your beliefs. However,
it is very unlikely that it will do much good. Neither
of you can be proven right. Neither can be proven wrong.
You may reach a stalemate.
It all comes down to opinion and faith. Do you believe
that a head stone is not the final stop? You may be
right. Do you think that it is? You may be right. You
know that headstones benefit the living. It makes them
feel like they are paying their final respect. There is
certainly nothing wrong in that.
Is a gravestone the last stop for every human being?
There may not be a way to prove which reply is correct.
Headstones are a good way to show your respect and love.
They aid the living with the grieving process. They help
you to retain fond memories. There is a chance that the
dead are looking on, also. Headstones may be of benefit
to living and dead.