These are shorter, action-oriented posts: context + method + why it works.
Hope they serve you as much as they served me! ~M
Maybe some voices turn off to provoke us.
As the daughter of a hospice nurse and having lost my father when I was 11, what we call "end of life" is both something I had to confront early on, and a topic that I'm often exposed to. And helped me develop muscles to navigate it.
When someone we know passes away, a light in our universe turns off. It doesn't matter if we knew them directly or indirectly – their life and message was like a flame for us: a point of reference, a source insights, and more. When they die, that flame fades away, leaving an empty space.
And one of the big questions when we lose someone is: what do we do with it?