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Living and dying

How can we reflect on our own death in a way that helps deepen our understanding? Part of the answer is to look at our ageing selves from different angles. 426 more words

Death And Dying

Spock is dead!

Leonard Nimoy’s legacy reaches far beyond science fiction – Arts & Entertainment – CBC News.

CBC News

The Associated Press

Feb 27, 2015
Leonard Nimoy didn’t just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction world, he also left his mark on science itself. 167 more words

Science

The Scent of Water

At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.   Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump die in the soil,   yet at the scent of water it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.   316 more words

Bible

'A Cancer Landscape'

I recently travelled to Brighton to see this exhibition, a collaborative project led by Sussex NHS Community Trust http://onca.org.uk/currentexhibition/

A Cancer Landscape presents works by the artist Michele Angelo Petrone, who died as a result of Hodgkin’s disease in 2007, as well as those by others personally affected by cancer that had been created during a series of workshops at ONCA in 2014. 289 more words

Suffering

The Year My Mother Came Back by Alice Eve Cohen

In this quirky memoir, Alice Eve Cohen claims that her mother Louise, dead thirty years, is making “visits” in the author’s daily life. While you may approach this with raised eyebrow (as I did) don’t let that stop you from enjoying this little gem. 139 more words

Book Reviews - Susan

Life...and more life

The husband of one of my coworkers (let’s call her Sally) died a couple of weeks ago.  It was not exactly sudden, but greatly unexpected.  He just developed one medical complication after another for about three weeks, until finally the doctors told them he had a week to live. 566 more words

Grocery Store

On such a winter's night

Each night when we lay our heads upon our pillows, we are confident that we will awaken in the morning. And so it goes, night after night, morning after morning, throughout our earthly lives. 77 more words

The Universe