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Many people say the earlier the better. I have interviewed and interacted with many people who agree that earlier guidance is best.

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Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine the end-of-life experience?

My idea is for all, especially youth.From my own experience, I have seen many people who live recklessly and after death leave burden to their love ones. just because they failed to save when they were still youth. similarly there were a handful of people who lived peacefully because they started saving early,progress and follow God's ways. In Africa this is very important,people respect homes/families who saved, know God and manage their wealth well.No death cost or burden to dear ones.
What might connectedness mean in our final moments? Luke 12:32-48New International Version (NIV) 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Watchfulness 35 “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36 like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. 37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes. Truly I tell you, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them. 38 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or toward daybreak. 39 But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. 40 You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.” 41 Peter asked, “Lord, are you telling this parable to us, or to everyone?” 42 The Lord answered, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his servants to give them their food allowance at the proper time? 43 It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns. 44 Truly I tell you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions. 45 But suppose the servant says to himself, ‘My master is taking a long time in coming,’ and he then begins to beat the other servants, both men and women, and to eat and drink and get drunk. 46 The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he is not aware of. He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the unbelievers. 47 “The servant who knows the master’s will and does not get ready or does not do what the master wants will be beaten with many blows. 48 But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. What existing connections might we want to deepen and enrich? The Law of Liberty …7For none of us lives to himself alone, and none of us dies to himself alone. 8If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. 9For this reason Christ died and returned to life, so that He might be the Lord of both the dead and the living. Alternatively, what connections might we want to let go of in our final moments? The connections we might want to let go of in our final moments include worldly wealth that we might acquire or earthly things, our assets and belongings need not take us too deep; the bible say; Psalms 37:25 I was young, and now I am old. And I have never seen God abandon good people. I have never seen good people's children begging for food. Parallel Verses

New International Version
For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.

New Living Translation
After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can't take anything with us when we leave it.

What unexpected connections might be newly relevant? When we enter this world, we may not think about our creator, so expect to live according to the will of God. We may be so much engaged in concurring the world, becoming rich, exploring different avenues and so forth, this alone will still leave us with fear of the end at one moment in life.

When you save, and you are God fearing, you are well done with both life and death; the bible teachings below explains further and we have no more worries of the end of our lives any more:

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18New International Version (NIV)

Believers Who Have Died

13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. 18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Matthew 6:25-34New International Version (NIV)

Do Not Worry

25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life[a]?

28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 30 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith? 31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

1 Timothy 6:7-12New International Version (NIV)

7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. 9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

Matthew 11:28-30New International Version (NIV)

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Revelation 21:1-7New International Version (NIV)

A New Heaven and a New Earth

21 Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” [a] for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away and there was no longer any sea. 2 I saw the Holy City, the New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. 3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. 4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ [b] or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

5 He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”

6 He said to me: “It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To the thirsty I will give water without cost from the spring of the water of life. 7 Those who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

This idea is the best for the people of today, since we have a lot of worldly things that have become a burden to us. when save and now God we are making life complete because we are making an effort to support ourselves; and in knowing God we are coming together to live with our fellow human beings or people around us. Hence when we are going together till the end.All in all, it is just coming out with awareness training for youth, job creation and Godly life.Poor people have more worries.

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

Human centred design

Tell us about your work experience:

I have a post graduate diploma in management from Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands. I have 19 years experience working for rural women and youth development project. when we help people to save, create jobs and know God they will live together and help one another end without worries

This idea emerged from

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Full description of my idea. Apology; I am sorry that when writing my idea,I got too much absorbed in discussing mission 4 , planning now;as they are interconnected in my opinion. so my first impression was more interference to the same.But now is for mission 1


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Hi everybody? Have you read about the end in the Lord for bible believers.

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