Category Archives: Dying

Lying There

He looked like an Auschwitz victim. Like a tiny helpless baby bird. I wanted to cradle him in my arms, But fed him ice chips instead. It’s what he preferred. He looked into my eyes Just moments before he died. … Continue reading

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Dying Today Revised

Today in meditation I realized that I am dying a little more everyday. I started crying, accepting my own demise. I thought about my mom’s mortality. And how it’s hard for her to accept. I had a better understanding of … Continue reading

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Dying Today

Today in meditation I realized that I am dying a little more everyday. I started crying, accepting my own demise. I thought about my mom’s mortality. And how it’s hard for her to accept. I had a better understanding of … Continue reading

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Deathbed

My friend had a strange dream last night.  He dreamed someone he knew had been exterminated, and another was on the list.  He was disturbed by the nature of the dream and left wondering, “Who’s the next victim? ”  Tonight, … Continue reading

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