The first thing people would say upon meeting my father was, “Just how tall are you, anyway?” I suggested he hand out cards saying, “I’m… Read More »Why Deny Someone Comfort and Control at the End of Their Life? by Laura E. Kelly
Stories about living and dying.
Well, 2020 you were something. A year not many of us could have predicted and a year that held greater ups and downs than many… Read More »Holding Space and Hanging On to 2020 by Claudia Maniatis
Who would gaze at a painting filled with flowers and sunshine and people at their leisure, both young and old, and see sadness and “the… Read More »Falling into a Picasso: Flower seller by Ann Hutton
A few days ago, I got an email from a friend of mine in Denmark, telling me that her mother was dying and would I… Read More »Words Written to Ease the Passing of My Friend’s Dying Mother by Mitch Ditkoff
I understand the fear of death. As a child, I was afraid to sleep. I was terrified that I would die each night. The plaque… Read More »I USED TO BE TERRIFIED OF DYING by Lynda Carré