Category Archives: Life’s end

Retiring into Deeply Living

We have recently announced that we are selling our business leading trips to Italy. This has been brewing for several years as the call for something different began to become more insistent for both of us. While we both have … Continue reading

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Suffering?

I am reading a great book called Sailing Home: Using the Wisdom of Homer’s Odyssey to  Negotiate Life’s Perils and Pitfalls. It is by Norman Fischer a Zen Buddhist teacher and monk, who grew up Jewish. It is a thought … Continue reading

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On Our Fragility

I just read a nice piece by Courtney Martin in OnBeing. In it she talks about our Western aversion to facing the difficulties of life, including death. She writes: If we have the courage to acknowledge our own frailty, and … Continue reading

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On Spirit, Humanness, Death

Though Perry had been declining for weeks, and we knew he would soon die, when he did it left an emptiness. A softness. A sadness. A tenderness. Too, his death was an awakening making me look at this gorgeous world … Continue reading

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