Tag Archives: death

It’s the Journey That Matters

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ernest Hemingway This past weekend I attended yet another funeral–this one for a good man who fought a long, … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman’s Wake-up Call

(An Unexpected Addendum) My worst fear was just a breath away from becoming a reality. Two weeks ago today I had surgery–not exactly minor surgery but a routine one nonetheless, and I was expected to go home later that same … Continue reading

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In the Space of a Heartbeat

“Why do they not teach you that time is a finger snap and an eye blink, and that you should not allow a moment to pass you by without taking joyous, ecstatic note of it, not wasting a single moment … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Man Who Used to Be

“Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower, We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.” William Wordsworth On a gray, blustery morning a few days back, I whispered … Continue reading

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