A Song of Living by Amelia Josephine Burr

July 22, 2018 Death Awareness

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A Song of Living
by Amelia Josephine Burr
(1878- 1968)

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To die well

June 23, 2018 Death Awareness

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todiewellTo die well
Your right to comfort, calm and choice in the last days of life
by Sidney Wanzer M.D, Joseph Glenmullen M.D

While every one of us hopes “to die well,” this may not be possible without knowing our rights about care at the end of life. How can futile medical treatment be stopped? When might death be hastened?

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Let’s talk about it

June 21, 2018 Death Awareness

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Finding Peace with Death and Dying in Everyday Life
by Lea Rose

 

Let’s Talk About It! by Lea Rose, Clinical Counsellor is a ground breaking book with the power to change our lives. If we’re not prepared for death, either our own or as the carer of someone who is dying, we may experience tremendous suffering, fear and regret.

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Shannon L Alder

January 2, 2018 Pearls Of Wisdom, S

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“Before you can live a part of you has to die. You have to let go of what could have been, how you should have acted and what you wish you would have said differently. You have to accept that you can’t change the past experiences, opinions of others at that moment in time or outcomes from their choices or yours. When you finally recognize that truth then you will understand the true meaning of forgiveness of yourself and others. From this point you will finally be free.” Shannon L Alder

Birth and Death

May 10, 2017 Death Awareness

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by Zenkei Blanche Hartman
former Abbess of the
San Francisco Zen Center

There is a verse that’s on the han–the wooden block that calls us to the zendo. It’s also sometimes chanted just before bedtime in many Zen monasteries. It is an exhortation to practice and goes something like this:

‘May I respectfully remind you: Great is the matter of birth and death.
All is impermanent, quickly passing. Be awake each moment.
Don’t waste this life.’

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"Educating people on death and dying, and reducing their fear of death is a giving of fearlessness."
Venerable Wuling

Death Awareness

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“The fear of death comes from limited awareness.”   Deepak Chopra

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