By Jaimie Dalessio
You may not know who Michael Lazerow is. It's possible many others didn't either until recently. Two months ago, Lazerow was j...
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My cab was a rolling confessional. Passengers would climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity and tell me about their lives.
It's easy to forget -- when you're knee-deep in the process of living -- that Death is up ahead somewhere waiting to be dealt with, an inevitable passage we ponder and fear.
Rumor has it that other people talk about the actual deaths of their spouses.
Thinking about the prospect of only having several months to live, I wonder how many of us could do what Dudley is doing while he is dying -- living one day at a time?
New York has a new law, called the Palliative Care information Act (PCIA). It's simple, and short, and outlines a specific standard for doctors who ca...
Facing the fact of mortality may be morbid but it is also a critical need during this time of the aging of America.
If we can become comfortable with seeing someone off, we can create a beautiful loving way to cherish our last moments together.
Once you come to terms with death and you are conscious that you will die, you will want to make every moment of your life as beautiful as possible.
Not taking death seriously enough may be as good as not taking life seriously enough. It may very well rob us of the opportunity to develop the humility and gratitude to appreciate the abundant gifts of life.
What brings the fear of death is the unknown, and that is the area in which the mind proliferates. The secret and the truth is that the mind is the villain, the perpetrator. The remedy is simple.
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