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Creating space to pause, reflect and share experiences with dying and death

All Stories

All Stories

I told her how much I loved her

I told her how much I loved her

30 years ago my aunt Jessie passed away after suffering a terrible fall. I was able to sit with her during the last hour of her life. We were alone. I told her how much I loved her and thanked her for all of her teachings and […]

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It made me face death early

It made me face death early

Claritas est etiam processus dynamicus, qui sequitur mutationem consuetudium lectorum. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam

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For all the things I could have done that I did not do

For all the things I could have done that I did not do

Hey Mom, Thank you for the experience I had with you at the end of your life. For all the things I could have done, that I did not do, to help the end of your journey I am sorry. I hope I can have an impact […]

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Your suffering lived on in my body

Your suffering lived on in my body

I use to carry you all in my aching back, my tense shoulder, clenched jaw and…with heaviness I walked – or stood frozen. Your suffering living on in my body. Now I see that you are not your suffering. That your love and wisdom infuses my life […]

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