Tag Archives: death

Samsara

Haiku Waves

Samsara, which in Sanskrit means “continuous flow”, refers to the repeating cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth. This cycle has been on my mind lately as the mothers of two friends have died in the past couple of weeks, and … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of Dogs

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In memory of Jimmy (pictured with me), who was a sweet dog if ever there was one, I offer this poem that Mary Oliver wrote about her dog Percy. Jimmy left this world two weeks ago, but those of us … Continue reading

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Remembering a Dear Friend

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This week my friend and former coworker Susan Alexander passed away. I will always cherish her kindness, wisdom, depth, sweet smile of warm welcome, and her dry, sharp wit. Though often reserved and reflective, at any moment, and usually with … Continue reading

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