Tag Archives: Death

Dying To Live

March 29, 2014


  I have spent the last three weeks watching someone I love die horribly. It is over. We cannot choose the way we die, only the way we live, so I flew home yesterday and used the time to reflect on another way  we might be said to die. Life is lived at the edge. […]

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Dying To Die Well

April 28, 2012


I was in my late 40’s before I saw someone die for the first time.  I subsequently learnt that this is not unusual.  In the first half of the last century most people died at home surrounded by family members.  Now, most of our adult life passes without personal contact with someone who is dying.  […]

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