Grief and Bereavement (cont.)
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Bringing Good Out of Our Pain
What can we learn when the death of someone we love brings us face to face with our own mortality?
Gandhi advised us to "live as if you were to die tomorrow." In like manner, Christian Furchtegott Gellert said, "Live as you will have wished to have lived when you are dying."
Because no one knows the rate at which the grains of sand are falling through the hourglass of life, it makes sense -- each day -- to do and say those things that we would have wished we had done when our "appointed time" comes.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/20/2015
Lynn Barkley Burnett, EdD, MS, LLB
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