4 thoughts on “What Death Taught Me About Life: 5 Inspirational Lessons

  • July 4, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Beautifully written. Thank you.

    • July 4, 2014 at 6:43 pm

      Thank you, Rob. Love and light and to you, your mother and your family. You honored her deeply.

  • July 9, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    What your dad’s eulogy said was straight from your heart. It was awesome reading.

    I did the eulogy for my father-in-law. I too never mentioned his career. I wrote a will of sorts, with him as the speaker. Some things were downright funny. Until now, I never even thought about it. His family and friends all wanted a copy of it, tho.

    I could say nothing when our beloved little girl died at age 6. I could say nothing when my beloved husband died at age 51. Nor my dad. Nor my mom. I had to leave that to others.

    Well done!

  • September 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Thank you for so eloquently writing about membership in this
    “Club” of surviving loved ones. My fiancé often makes remarks that I define myself as a widow, sister of a 4yr old, who died of a brain tumor and friend of many who have died too young. My husband died after battling cancer for three years.
    Living with this knowledge of how quickly the roots can be pulled out from under any of us, does seem to have made a huge impact on me and we often argue about “not swaying the small stuff”. I also feel “honored” in some ways to have been the one to
    Be the closest person to my husband as he fought and eventually list his battle. I learned so much. I cannot seem to convey to the man I love now
    That although I will never get “over” these losses,
    I am a happy person that continues to learn every day!


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