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Athame

shallow origination mists
beckon twilight
beyond the slip of moonlight
drinking sublimated shadow
in cerulean twist
listing as sea overtakes this engine of edifice
sacrificed altars where sorrow and rust… 35 more words

Poems

This is why we are here

When my father was dying, I often found myself saying, “I wish someone would tell me how this ends.” It wouldn’t take more than a minute before I’d catch myself. 369 more words

Reflections on Aging and Death

Last week, Franny and I were talking about our finances.  There has been such a drop in the interest paid on savings that I wondered whether it would be better to spend it down or try to live off of the interest.  1,275 more words

Letters On Aging

Bardo Thodol : བར་དོ་ཐོས་གྲོལ

“Perhaps the deepest reason why we are afraid of death is because we do not know who we are. We believe in a personal, unique, and separate identity — but if we dare to examine it, we find that this identity depends entirely on an endless collection of things to prop it up: our name, our “biography,” our partners, family, home, job, friends, credit cards… It is on their fragile and transient support that we rely for our security. 694 more words

Quotations

Duterte On Extrajudicial Killings: 'I do not want [policemen] dying needlessly' WATCH HERE!

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“It is not the work of the police to be wrapping people with plastics and putting them in a bag. That is not the job of the police. 18 more words

Duterte On Extrajudicial Killings: 'I do not want [policemen] dying needlessly' WATCH HERE!

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“It is not the work of the police to be wrapping people with plastics and putting them in a bag. That is not the job of the police. 18 more words

beautiful death

Dear Ones.

My heart is heavy and hurting, yet guided and fed by love these past few weeks as I have been caring for another friend who is in the dying time of his life. 1,823 more words

Guidance Moments