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remembering…

Victory.  Failure. After the battle is won The wise ruler behaves As though at a funeral. Grieving.      — from Tao Te Ching, Cloud Hands Edition Memorial Day seems to have become another holiday of celebration in my country. For years, … Continue reading

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Live and Let Die

Here’s some simple wisdom regarding life after death… …from my favorite James Bond—Sir Roger Moore: “…death is going into the next room… “It’s a room the rest of us can’t go into, because we don’t have the key.  But when … Continue reading

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there in spirit

  “I know he’s looking down on us from above.” I’m sympathetic when I hear anyone utter such a statement, though it does sound a little hokey to me… I’m sympathetic because I know this belief helps ease the pain. … Continue reading

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a time to die?

  “I think you die when it’s your time to go.” When I heard that statement from a co-worker, nearly forty years ago, it seemed absurd to me… After all, I’d just read about the purge, conducted by Pol Pot … Continue reading

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waking up to life

  As a young man, I was warned… I was told I’d wake up one morning and suddenly realize I was mortal. What a ridiculous notion! I thought.  Everybody knows they’ll die someday. But then, a few years later, I … Continue reading

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non-dominational home

  “It’s a non-dominational light.”         — Sam Baker, songwriter, near-death survivor*  “Going into The Light” at the time of death is a concept now accepted by people of many different faiths…many different beliefs… The concept has become part of our … Continue reading

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Private Dream, Public Myth

  Joseph Campbell said that myth is the public dream, while dreams are our private myths… But I believe our dreams can occasionally serve as public myths. Consider this incredible dream scenario, told by a dying mother to her adult … Continue reading

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