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so what does it feel like to die?

PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:01 pm
by Judith
So what does it feel like to die? Here's a report of up to date research in this area by one team,

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle ... ike-to-die

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle ... ing-breath

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which then prompted the letter (see second link) from a reader in conversation (yes!) with his dying brother...

this may be of huge help to us all long before our own deaths, as we sit with others...and a friend of mine reported his wife whose dying word was repeated over and over 'higher'--'higher'-- (Steve Jobs' last words were reportedly 'far out!' )...

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truly there are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamed of in your philosophy as Shakespeare so memorably had Hamlet say...

and here is a link to a piece written about dying- which encompasses simple truths from shamanic sources... definitely worth a read:

http://www.thesacredscience.com/blog1/t ... 01%2F15%29

And here March 2016 is an account of how some people do this...
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/m ... tie-roiphe

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In response to her article, a reader wrote: 'To my mind, no one has expressed more consoling words than the poet and undertaker Thomas Lynch, who in 'The Undertaking' wrote: "I've known the love of the ones who have loved me. And I've known that they've known that I've loved them too. Everything else, in the end, seems irrelevant". Good words to turn to when thoughts on one's own mortlaity get a bit knotted....'