Tagged: death

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Physician Assisted Suicide

Recently the story of Brittany Maynard, a woman with terminal cancer, has been in the news a great deal. She moved to Oregon in order to take advantage of the Death with Dignity law...

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Are we not bonded?

My grandmother passed away a few days ago. I wrote before of the tender acts of service she received before she passed – the pots of soup, the flowers that kept her home cheery and...

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Coming Up for Air

Coming Up for Air I. My little sister may not win her battle with cancer. She says God asked her, Will you take a bullet for your son? To her it means, Will you...

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Guest Post: The Rituals We (Still) Perform

by Liz Johnson My grandmother is dying. Her cancer is incurable, and has spread to the degree that she has been given mere months to live. And so, with her mortal time rapidly closing,...

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Guest Post: Managing Life’s Winters

Guest Post by Shelli It was 16 years ago. The 21st of December was a typical New England winter day with snow and ice already making their regular appearance, and I was writing a...