For those of you who might think we’re the perfect couple, saints embraced, waltzing our way to the after life, allow me to burst your bubble. 303 more words
Tags » Facing Death
I’m sorry this blog seems so damn heavy. Honestly, our family life is not terribly different than most others – the ex dismisses the value of the step, kids are vying for attention due to their developmental stages and their life circumstances, parents routinely set aside their personal time to discuss how best to address the needs of the kids… laundry, dishes, pets, homework, respect, manners, kindness, showers, tooth brushing, bed time reading (yes we continue to read to the kids), etc. 1,018 more words
“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” ~ Steve Jobs… 41 more words
It’s not that I “couldn’t put the book down,” I had to put it down. This is in no way a thumbs-down review for this courageous and revealing book, but rather a reflection on my own sensitivity to emotionally upsetting material. 567 more words
I am blogging this for a reason, don’t presume it is bad, please.
As people we all know death is the only sure thing, we don’t know what comes after, many have faith it will be a big gate and eternal life, sadly we don’t know.421 more words