There is a thief in our midst

There is a thief in our midst written by john c ashworth “What were you doing up there, Dad?” His daughter asked quizzically, as she ran through her bedside checklist. A checklist well honed after almost thirty years of nursing. Trying hard not to blink. “I was looking at all the lights…” “I wanted to…

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The only cure for grief is to grieve…

john c ashworth There really is no cure for grief. Only the journey, and your willingness to stay open and present and participate and honor that which comes to you during this time.

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People die and it’s part of life…

written by john c ashworth People Die and it’s part of life and it really hurts. Here’s the part that really starts to sink in after a few weeks of living without your loved one. There’s no second chance to say goodbye.  To connect.  To relish in the sloppiness that often accompanies our lives and…

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Are you tough enough to love?

written by john c ashworth …when all of the static of our self-righteousness dies down; love is all that remains between good people. Each and every moment has the potential for an eternity of happiness. Each and every moment grants us the opportunity to anneal our soul through a steady process of melting our ambitions…

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How Music Helps Us Grieve – Brain Pickings

Poking around on a Friday afternoon and learning as much as I can about the funeral profession. Found this cool article about how music helps us grieve. -John Scientists now believe that language and music co-evolved to simulate the most abiding truths of nature. Source: How Music Helps Us Grieve – Brain Pickings

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