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Bucket List with a Big C

Bucket List with a Big C

Fed up with procrastinating. Or still procrastinating about that one?

What would you do if you were faced with a future knowing there wasn’t one, for you at least?  1,113 more words

Not for Sale

All the signs in the tiny town of Fitzwilliam in New Hampshire had the same bold and unadorned lettering, whether for selling antiques, welcoming travelers to a bed and breakfast, or announcing an art exhibit in the library. 689 more words

Facing Death

A Cold Case Solved

Like Detective Lilly Rush in the television show Cold Case, I have helped others unearth emotions that have lain unresolved for years and years. This time it was at a social hour taking place in the copious back yard of a mansion in New Hampshire…No no, my husband and I did not sneak in; our ticket to this privilege was making a donation to the Walden School, a summer music composition camp for children and teens. 453 more words

Facing Death

"If I Should Die Before You" copyright 2005 John J. Rigo "Roses Amidst Thorns"

If I should die before you
I will await you on a silver beach
with a golden sun.
If I should die before you
time will not move… 88 more words

The Long Count

I don’t know how it is she keeps holding on to life,
the preacher’s wife, mother of seven,
drawn toward heaven one pound at a time, 273 more words

Spiritual Contemplation

"My last summer" - talking about death and grief.

I’ve just watched a Channel 4 series called My Last Summer in which five people who are terminally ill come together over the course of a year to share their experiences of facing death. 403 more words