A question about Life reflected in life...

"I was wondering about something:
 If we are all eternal with no stop date, 
do we have a start date? 
If so, does it pre-exist our current life?"

How would you answer these questions? 

Here are thoughts that came to me starting with my favorite fact.

There is no Day 1 Eternal Life. 

God declared: I am the Lord, I change not. (Malachi 3:6)*

Time is not knowable to the Eternal since time is a measure of change. God, Life, is ever present now. And Eternity, by definition, has no beginning or before and no ending or after.

Man (mankind) made in the image of God must reflect his Maker. Man in God's likeness cannot self-exist in a manner unlike his Original. Reflecting God, Eternal Life, man, therefore, cannot know time. Man can only know what Eternal Omni-science, All-knowing, knows. Only the knowable exists and it does not change, it has no need for or knowledge of time.To claim a before suggests that Life comes from non-Life, from the unreal or non-existent. Can something receive existence from what has no existence to give? Can one receive a quality from what has no quality to endow? Of course, not. 

All that man has is from Life. Life has all that is and imparts it in full measure, withholding no good thing.

Life is: of purer eyes than to behold evil [lack]. (Habakkuk 1:13)*

Time-tables of birth and death are so many conspiracies
against manhood and womanhood. (246:18-20)**

Man in Science is neither young nor old.
He has neither birth nor death. (244:23-24)**

Immerse thought in the meaning of the Eternal and nothing finite will seem interesting.
* The King James Version of the Bible (Book chapter:verse)
** Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (page:line)

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