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Writing a tribute to someone you love and/or admire can be an emotional and rewarding experience. Doing it while they’re still alive makes it more meaningful.
When writing a eulogy, it is an opportunity to acknowledge the importance of the life lived, and to remind survivors of the memories and legacy left behind.
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Posted in Life
Tags ageing beauty death friendship health inspiration life personal growth wisdom
I didn't write this, but I sure do like it! Susan
1) I would never trade my amazing friends, my wonderful life, or my loving family for less grey hair or a flatter belly.
2) As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own best friend.
Posted in Lists & Lessons
Tags connection death feminism happiness inspiration love spirituality
Susan notes: Katherine Martin, author, playwright, wife, mother, and 'beauty,' is part of the fabric of this website.
Martin died in January 14, 2006. She and I never met in this life; perhaps we will in another. Her husband Franc Sloan generously agreed to share two letters he wrote to family and friends about her departure from this world (fittingly, on a big red horse).
Posted in Tributes
Tags Christmas death family feelings inspiration joy love poverty
Susan notes: at Christmas, when I was a young girl, my mother used to read me this story from a beautiful picture book.
I remember how it made me feel at once terribly sad and tearfully joyful.
I could imagine the poor little girl cold and alone, seeking comfort from a few matches, the only possesions she had...
Posted in Poetry & Prose
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Today is moving day.
My Mom Pinkie Patti leaves her home of 40 years to go into another kind of "home."
The kind you go to when you don't know where youi're going or what you're doing anymore. And she doesn't.
Posted in Amazing Susan's Blog