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Life Flashes.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 263

Legend has it that when you die your life flashes before you. That may be true but since no one has ever lived to tell the tale, we’ll never really know for sure, will we?...

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Farewell Friend.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 635

It’s starting to happen. Truth is, it’s been happening all along this life’s journey of mine. But now there’s a sweetness to it. An undeniable inevitable essence that...

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Chelsea Peddle. The End-of-Life Doula Bringing Comfort and Guidance When it’s Needed Most.

Girl Warrior Stories| Views: 1416

Today we raise our fists high and put our hands together in celebration of our Feature Girl Warrior, the compassionate and wise End-of-Life Doula Chelsea Peddle, founder of...

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Godspeed Bessie.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 1096

On the day before 94-year old Bessie died, she announced to her younger son Larry that she was breaking out. Clear out of the blue. A declaration of independence so foreign to her...

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Walking the Tightrope.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 864

While Ma was lingering in her last weeks, and then days on Earth, I was walking a tightrope. It was surreal. Dreamlike most of the time. It was a delicate balance. How do you keep...

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How I Learned to Meditate.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 852

I learned to meditate while Ma was dying. If she had died suddenly. Or in another place. At a different time. I’d probably have a different story to tell. As an enduring student...

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Regrets, Do-Overs and the Day my Dog Died.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 999

I have regrets.  Probably more than I care to admit, or face.  I’m not one of those people who boldly declare, “I regret nothing.”  I don’t necessarily wallow in them...

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