Guest author Elaine Jackson concludes her post on the death of her father-in-law.
Guest author Elaine Jackson, on the death of her father-in-law. This brave and vivid account reminded me of so many aspects of the death of my brother, John. Please note that Elaine has changed the names of the family members… Continue Reading
Our guest author this week is Lisa Reynolds-Jones. Lisa writes about her friend Jenny, who died in 2007. When she first wrote to me to outline Jenny’s story she said that she wanted to die on her own terms: “Dying… Continue Reading
Guest author Gwen Tuinman contemplates that moment we must all dread, when the world slows on its axis and time seems to grind to a stop. by Gwen Tuinman The doctor reviewed my file while I waited on a plastic… Continue Reading
Guest author Lynda Allison’s poignant memories of reconnecting with her estranged father in the twilight of his life By Lynda Allison People say that life’s a journey, along which we enjoy fleeting moments where our lives juxtapose, before we move… Continue Reading
The final installment of guest author Heidi Croot’s reminiscence of caring for her dying father.
In this post, Heidi’s father faces a difficult decision, and his wife and daughter/caregiver struggle with what to do for the best.
This week’s guest author, Heidi Croot, tackles complex and difficult themes. What do we do when the struggle gets too much for the dying? Do we fight, or let them go? She also explores her relationship with her father, and… Continue Reading