It has been said that when a person dies the body loses 21 grams of weight.
Not only this but a light leaves the body.
What had previously been a living, animated being becomes a dull, lifeless thing - an inanimate object.
What is this mysterious 21 grams of light?
This is the person who inhabited the body.
The body itself is lifeless matter.
The person in the body is the life we see.
And that is light.
If we are to believe mediums and Christians this is the person's spirit which lives on after death.
There are documented cases of this spirit visiting loved ones before moving on to the next world.
This resembles the sightings of Jesus after the crucifixion.
But where does it go?
Mediums would suggest that it goes to be with the person's loved ones who have passed over and the learning process continues.
Christians say that it goes to heaven, which may be the same place.
It is not given to us to know.
It is our task to trust God.
And believe that all will be well.
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