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Measuring Success in Today's Society

What did I accomplish in my lifetime?

Did I make a profound impact on others?

Will anyone remember me for how I lived?

While tending to my fatally ill mother in 2013, I watched Arianna Huffington make a commencement address to Smith College which absolutely moved me.   275 more words

Facing Death

My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer


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My Own Life

Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer


FEB. 19, 2015

Credit Hanna Barczyk

A MONTH ago, I felt that I was in good health, even robust health. 913 more words

Joy that seeks through pain

It’s now over six weeks since Ben was hospitalised. In so many ways, he seems to have plateaued with his progress over this last seven days. 908 more words

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Parents of Children Who Are Suffering

What It’s Like to Be a Parent of a Seriously Ill Child

For some reason, God has created an inseparable bond, right through the gut, between a parent and their child.  1,446 more words


The week that was

The strange normality of our world continues for us as we live with both the reality of a son who has suffered a major neurological episode and the uncertainty of my melanoma’s effects. 1,158 more words

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A Healthy Death . . . .

When I picked up the phone, I thought it was going to be one of those “catching up” conversations that occur when longtime friends have not communicated for a while.   921 more words


#942 Facing Death - Why No Need to Fear

Good Day Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

It is quite easy to say “no need to fear,” when we have not personally experienced death, so a legitimate question is, “Why should we have no need to fear death?”  As we hear of testimonies of Christians at their dying moment, as well as the testimony of God’s Word, we realize we have the answer.  221 more words

At The Father's Feet Daily Devotional