The Mormon Sabbatical: New Thoughts on Death

I’ve heard many a Mormon say, “I don’t know how I’d live if I didn’t believe in an after-life” or about someone who has left Mormonism, “How can they keep going on day after day, knowing that this life is all there is?” It was definitely one of the hardest things about my original transition away from traditional religious beliefs to let go of the idea that I would live again, that death wasn’t really something to worry about, that all the people I loved would be with me again in the next life in the same way that they are now. I clung so hard to the idea that nothing would ever…