Tomb visiting: Embracing life impermanence

Tomb visiting: Embracing life impermanence

A reminder of life impermanence (Photo by Arina Krasnikova on Pexels.com)

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Once I was cradled in your arm,

so warm, so comforting.

Once I was fed on your bosom,

so nourishing, so fulfilling.

Once I rode on your shoulder,

so happy, such fun!

Once I was created inside you,

such a wonder is life!

Now you both lie in here,

back to dust, back to earth,

embracing the truths of life,

such is, life impermanence!

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‘God gives and God takes…’

‘God gives and God takes…’

Praying to God (Photo by MART PRODUCTION on Pexels.com)

I did a few surveys with cancer patients many years ago, about life with cancer… patients from private as well as public hospitals.

I remember this philosophical view from a Muslim woman with breast cancer.

“Doctor told me I came in late for treatment. He gave me the most,… two years. But I believe that God is the one who gives us life, God only will decide when to take me…”

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The water I touch…

The water I touch…

The water I touch today (Photo by Atahan Demir on Pexels.com)

The water I touched

earlier had gone downstream

This water… is new.

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every second,

every moment is new.

No turning the clock!

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There are Things You’ll Never Forget — Don’t Lose Hope

“The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again, but you will never be the same.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross You don’t ever forget that your partner was unfaithful. You don’t ever forget that you lost a precious child. […]

There are Things You’ll Never Forget — Don’t Lose Hope