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

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Loving arms & hearts

Loving arms & hearts

To me, sharing in the experience of a person’s death is like being at the birth only we are not the ones receiving this person into our world – we are lovingly sending them into the next to be received by other loving arms & hearts. I

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Her hand held mine

Her hand held mine

You reminded me of my Grandmother, In more ways than you will ever know. As I stood at your bedside, your hand held mine. I watched you take your last breath. As you slipped into a deep sleep, Never to re-awaken. It brought me back to when

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I am angry at him for this

I am angry at him for this

My father died alone of cancer. He chose to drive his family away at the end. He was found unresponsive on his living room floor. I am angry at him for this. I miss him with all my heart. My kids miss him too. I love that

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Begging for relief from his pain

Begging for relief from his pain

I was in the hospital about 1998. Every night a young boy cried, he had cancer and wanted his meds. But the nurse wouldn’t give him. He cried every night for 2 hours. Poor boy was begging for relief from his pain. I asked the nurses giving

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Your death has been my driving force

Your death has been my driving force

“You’re going to help people right?!” were the last words you said to me. I can still see your face & the sparkle in your eyes as you looked up at me. Your death has been my driving force to further educate myself in order to advocate

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I was afraid

I was afraid

As a young child I didn’t attend my best friends’ mother’s funeral. She died of breast cancer and I was afraid. I didn’t understand what was happening and no one explained to me that attending was a great way to help/show love. I still regret missing that

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Explore the value in our lives through our deaths

Explore the value in our lives through our deaths

Our lives are so rich and living in our dying is no exception. We must continue to offer opportunity to explore the value in our lives through our deaths.

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You fade and return

You fade and return

Sporita Che e mai passsafo Che tu sia Miracolo That it ever happened Our thirty years, That it ever ended You fade and return

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Just look and remember

Just look and remember

Thanks to all for the beautiful memories “You don’t have to see me” Just “Look” And Remember… And I’ll be there! LoveU4Ever xo

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In rooms full of sadness

In rooms full of sadness

Funny how in rooms full of death sadness joy darkness… I can only think “if only I ate more before I came.” So hungry. Wish I could share this experience with my dad (living) inspired me to make my own art.

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