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Daughter on Duty: Bold New Adventures

As we move toward the official celebration of my mother’s life, I sense that service will be the final duty of the daughter; the last thing before my mother moves beyond a physical presence and into the spirit realm. 542 more words

Caring For A Parent

Dancing Lessons


Just before hitting the “Publish” button for my last blog on the importance of music in my life, I heard this voice in my right ear, “ 1,153 more words

Faith, Grief

Ram Dass, Going Home

For those of us who hold Ram Dass dear to our heart, if you haven’t already, watch the newly released Ram Dass Going Home streaming on Netflix. 129 more words

Natural State

Dream of a Friend Being Arrested

This morning I woke up at 4:30am having just had a dream about a friend. In the dream I am traveling with her. She’s telling everyone it’s her last days, that she’s dying, and I’m there with her to comfort and encourage her. 280 more words

Personal Growth

Beyond Common

We walk for years in the calm common of our lives,
day to day to day
unrolling in the same way,
predictable as paper towels… 215 more words

Spiritual Contemplation

It's Never Over

I look over my neglected gardens, wondering what has happened to the garden fairies that, under the circumstances of my mother’s death and my head cold, surely should be working in the dead of night. 1,179 more words

Death & Dying

Ted Talks Palliative Hub

Ted Talks are available on the All Ireland Institute of Hospice & Palliative Care Hub specifically relating to palliative and end of life care.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). 52 more words

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