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One Important Question

Ever since I was in a serious car accident in high school, I do my best to keep this thought in mind. Anything can happen at any time, so despite momentary feelings, always leave with loving words whether leaving for five minutes or five days.

Japanese death poems

Death poems were traditionally written by ageing samurai, monks, clerks and other literate / upper class people. It seems to be a way to die with dignity, although I’m also 100% on board with the “rage, rage against the dying of the light” response. 142 more words


For Last Words

The last words I remember still echo in my head at night. She was never one to say a reckless word. I know ’cause I always listened. 147 more words

A few last words

Longtime Northern California journalist Cliff Larimer, now a resident of Texas, sent the following essay to friends recently and then followed up with another e-mail assuring fans, “I’m not dead yet!” — the message also included a mock tombstone, see below.   2,112 more words

The Falling Man

This is a true story.

I am walking down the street. Late winter. Late morning. Dull cold. Chicago. Everything overexposed in the too bright light. 988 more words

Reflections On Life

Father, Forgive Them

LENT THEME: “The Seven Last Words of Christ”

“This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased;
listen to him!” – Matthew 17:5…

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I am grateful for last words.

#ProjectZen #Day24 #GratitudeProject

I have a private message sitting in my Facebook inbox from a friend. It’s from someone I knew over 25 years ago when I was in the Army in Germany. 388 more words