a unique approach to living (+ dying)


(Video link here.)  An old friend of ours used to say “God has put two kinds of doctors on earth: those who help us die and those who prevent us from living.”

Katherine who is in the video above understands this well. As a hospice worker and then a hospice patient, she’s seen both sides of the coin and made some fierce, considered decisions about living and dying.

We found Katherines very original approach resonating in an unexpected way…

The video is excerpted from Lilly Henderson’s award-winning film Lessons for Living.

via BrainPickings

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3 Responses to a unique approach to living (+ dying)

  1. jody 10.26.2011 at 10:53am #

    thank you for this reminder – powerful and affecting way to live and die – i admire her lightness of being…

    interesting word, thought, construct… “hope”

  2. Rhea Anne 10.26.2011 at 11:40am #

    How wonderful Kathleen Kelly’s story is…”Hope is a thief” a breath taking sentence from a woman who knew how to live her life fully – moment-to-moment.

    Thank you so much for sharing this,

    Rhea Anne

  3. Rhea Anne 10.26.2011 at 11:41am #

    OH FGS – pity I couldn’t get her name right…Sorry, Katherine!

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