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Home Repairs

I think our family house in the Philippines is angry at me. Tiles break, pipes burst, roof leaks. I may have hurt its feelings years ago when I told my mother to sell it because I was not going to … Continue reading

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4 Steps to Dying With Dignity

1. Know and honor your choices. “We find that what makes the dying process less scary is having agency over how that’s going to happen,” “That means everything from stopping treatment to pursuing all treatment options, from dying at home to … Continue reading

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Active Listening

When my Beloved died, a doctor told me: The last sense to go is hearing. When someone is dying, they lose sight and smell and taste and touch. They even forget who they are. But in the end, they hear you. … Continue reading

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Unapologetic Tears

“I’m sorry,” Karen said, apologizing for her flowing tears. After the death of her husband, she stretched herself to care for her teenage kids. When men from church provided a weekend camping excursion to entertain them and give her a … Continue reading

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The Catcher

May I be in heaven before the devil knows I’m dead Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively … Continue reading

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