Overcoming fear of death
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29-06-2015, 10:51 PM
RE: Overcoming fear of death
I didn't make my peace with inevitable death until I looked it in the face, a few times, in my 20s ... an angry husband who tried to murder me ... running into burning buildings for a living ... an auto accident ...

Don't get me wrong, I want to live a long life -- I'm 48 as of this writing -- and I want to be a grandfather, I want to see once more springtime bouncing happy on my knee ... but if my number comes up tomorrow, I'll go knowing that I've been the best man I can be, I've raised a fine son into the fullness of manhood, and that every day I've had was good or bad dependent mostly on me.

(18-06-2015 05:23 AM)onlinebiker Wrote:  Why would you WANT to get over your fear of death?

Perhaps because indulging that fear can prevent one from living one's life? I don't reckon death is any better than playing for a tie, y'know?

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30-06-2015, 06:54 AM
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(17-06-2015 11:24 PM)Banjo Wrote:  My niece is 28 months old. She wont remember me if I die now.

My dad's brother died at age 45. I was 4 years old. I had only met him when he was staying with us for a week when I was 3. I remember him clear as day - he was sweet and kind and would play with me by the hour. I even kind of recall what he looked like.

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