Posts Tagged ‘Death’

For Robin

For Robin

“Robin spent so much of his life helping others. Whether he was entertaining millions on stage, film or television, our troops on the frontlines, or comforting a sick child — Robin wanted us to laugh and to feel less afraid. It is our hope in the wake of Robin’s tragic passing that others will find [Continue]

Life is a Casting-On

Life is a Casting-On

  “Our older population has paved the way for all of us to live the lives we live. They have served in wars, challenged political views, brought us out of unstable economies, looked out for us as children, created medications that saved our lives, taught us morals, ethics and values, taught us how to think [Continue]

A Small Death; A Global Voice

A Small Death; A Global Voice

  “To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.” -Thomas Campbell Back in April, as a way to put my small, small words behind a project (and a Kickstarter) that I dearly believe in, I interviewed Jessica Vale about her time in Liberia working on the documentary Small Small Thing, which [Continue]

It’s Not About Dying

It’s Not About Dying

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, only how we play the hand.” -Randy Pausch, “The Last Lecture” I still have the applause at the end of “The Last Lecture” ringing in my ears as I type this first line. I’m a bit teary-eyed. Go ahead, click the link and watch the hour long [Continue]

The Death of a Pixi

The Death of a Pixi

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” -Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross I usually weave the thrust of my articles within; today I’m right up front. There’s two points. This is first an examination of the Extended Grief Cycle, based on the work of Dr. Elisabeth [Continue]

Between Pain and Peace

Between Pain and Peace

    “Life is pain…Anyone who tells you different is selling something.” -The Man in Black, The Princess Bride I am a psychotherapist. I have worked with kids who have been in situations like being raped, locked in closets for days, whipped with electrical cords dipped in hot grease or had their parents killed by [Continue]

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