Sunday, November 13, 2011

Looking To The End Before The End

Here's a thoughtful piece emphasizing that perhaps we need to look to the needs of the dying way ahead of the time they will meet their end.
Baby boomers set about the art of dying well
Do you secretly hope it comes while you are sleeping, mercifully oblivious? Or amid a raucous gathering of family and friends? Is it better to go out with a bang, risking all for glory, or to slip away quietly into the dark?
There is no settled answer to what constitutes a good death, and even to ask evokes raw emotions – perhaps especially today, as we mourn so many who were denied the choice. more

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