death

New Attitude on Dying

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OK I’ll admit it. The idea of dying has always scared me to death. I’ve never wanted to do it. After I reached my 50th birthday I figured I had just started living my second fifty years. I’ve always wanted to live as long as possible. Losing one of my children has changed my attitude. […]

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Franklin on Death

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The founders of our nation were pretty smart folks. Following the death of his brother John Franklin, Benjamin Franklin wrote this letter to Elizabeth Hubbard, his brothers stepdaughter, on February 22, 1756 Dear Child, I condole with you, we have lost a most dear and valuable relation, but it is the will of God and […]

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