Dreams and Dying, Part 3

Dreams and Dying, Part 3 Everything that’s good, everything that’s abiding, everything that’s worthy, everything that’s generative about a human being arises on the other side of our fear of death. Cynthia Bourgeault [1] Throughout this discussion I have presented dreams as if they can be interpreted literally, or that they can always be understood … Continue reading Dreams and Dying, Part 3

Dreams and Dying, Part 1

Dreams and Dying, Part 1 I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Joel 2:28 I do not regularly journal about my dreams, although I believe it can be a helpful practice. Much has … Continue reading Dreams and Dying, Part 1

Grief, Part 5

Grief, Part 5 If a patient has had enough time and has been given some help in working through the previously described stages, he will reach a stage during which he is neither depressed nor angry about his “fate”…He will have mourned the impending loss of so many meaningful people and places and he will … Continue reading Grief, Part 5