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The Myth of Wanting To Let Go

Guest author Lizzy Miles explains in her article here and in Pallimed.org why telling a dying loved one they can “let go” might not be such a hot plan; it might even make things worse: 883 more words

Stories

2017 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In November 2005 the United Nations General Assembly officially designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day to honor the victims of the Holocaust and learn from the past in order to prevent future acts of genocide. 240 more words

History

lonesome languor

the word today
is simple
and yet
it makes
me queasy
i’ve handled many
harder words
i thought
this would
be easy
i wish i had more time… 91 more words

Poem; Poetry

some of us are chickens

i’m not gonna
think  about

impending devastation

the way the
planet’s headed
only leads

to aggravation

i’m not gonna
focus on

eventual demise

when i think about… 58 more words

Poem; Poetry

The Business of Dying by Christina Knowles

 As an atheist, I shudder at the thought of a chaplain at my bedside when it’s my time to die. However, today I was privileged to listen to a truly profound and helpful chaplain guide someone close to me on “the business of dying.” 556 more words

Secular Sense

No Place like Home - Blog 54

After what we hoped would be a short top up visit to Hospital, Dad has finally returned home… 7days later than expected.

The last week has seen him deal with a number of different emotions, lots of pain, many low moments and confusion as to which was up & down. 448 more words

Cancer

Immunotherapy (Rovalpituzumab Tesirine: Rova-T SC16L6.5) – Blog 52

Yesterday we attended the scheduled appointment at the Hospital in Valencia with regards to seeing if Dad would be a suitable candidate to take part in the Clinical Study being carried out on patients with Lung Cancer. 797 more words

Survival