Vangelis Kapatos, a 26 year old New York City man, decided he didn’t want to live anymore. He jumped from a ninth-story window to kill himself. It must not have been his time. He landed on his back in a pile of uncollected garbage bags. The trash bags responsible for saving his life, were piled much higher than usual, after a snowstorm interrupted garbage collection.
--The Week, January 14, 2011, p. 14 Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
Ecclesiastes 3:2 (ESV) a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;