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Gospel MT 22:15-21

The Pharisees went off
and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech.
They sent their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying,
“Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man… 114 more words

My mum didn’t believe in god but she did believe in fairies!

My mum didn’t believe in God but she did believe in fairies! It actually works out as a pretty helpful way to view your life. 755 more words

Cancer

Ask Me Anything #7: Bucket List

(This “ask me anything” answer is in response to a class of young college students’ questions.)

Do you have a bucket list?

No! I’ve always disliked not only the term, but the whole idea. 241 more words

Death

Ask Me Anything #6: Speaking Up

Do you speak up for yourself more?                     

I actually do speak up for myself a little more than I used to. Since I don’t have much time, I’m less tolerant of people wasting that time with superficial nonsense, insincerity, or bureaucratic details. 145 more words

Cancer

Advance Care Planning...What is That?

Advance Care Planning, What is that?

Have you thought about your final wishes? What you want medically, treatment wise? How much medical interventions you want? Do you want feeding tubes, oxygen, surgery, CPR, dialysis or breathing machines? 137 more words

Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Holding love and loss in your arms

How do I begin to write of this ending?

What a trip to be here reliving it all and come to grips with the fact that the dreaded event itself is already over so soon and so sudden. 1,508 more words

Anencephaly

7 Years Ago, Doctors Gave Mom Days To Live. Assisted Suicide Would Have Made That True


By Anita Cameron OCTOBER 20, 2017 Excerpted from The Federalist

I will never forget it. I answered the phone one June morning in 2009. The voice on the phone said, “If you want to see your mother alive, you will come see her in the next few days.” 478 more words

Moral Relativism