Tag Archives: death

12 Points That Help Jess Reclaim Her Passion—#1

Each month, author Jess Cleeves shares 12 of her most important points of advice on reclaiming passion. We can learn a lot about how to live from the dying. Bronnie Ware, a palliative care nurse, compiled trends in the regrets…


Thoughts On Suicide

This morning, I learned of Anthony Bourdain’s suicide. On Tuesday, I learned of Kate Spade’s suicide. Over the past week, I have also had friends lose loved ones and acquaintances, some of natural causes, but a surprising number to suicide.…


When “Tomorrow” Never Comes

You always think you have more tomorrows, until suddenly yesterday’s “tomorrow” never comes. My sweet bird passed away yesterday (May 16, 2018). I am broken-hearted. She was with me for 17 years, 10 of which she was my closest companion…


Call It What It Is: Murder

Yet another tragedy has hit the United States. The problem with that sentence is not the word “tragedy” – it’s the word “another.” Another tragedy. Last night, in Las Vegas, blood was shed as innocent people’s lives were ended and…


Sickness, Death, and Love

Almost everybody I know has dealt with or is dealing with some level of sickness or death in their lives. If you’re human and you haven’t dealt with some measure of illness, or even death, I think THAT’S when you…


Death and Remembrances

Death. It’s a tough subject, isn’t it? We don’t often discuss it in our society until something tragic (or expected) happens, and then we lament the past and momentarily feel scared of the future. Death, however, is a certainty. It…