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Blessed Day

Fantastic Lifeforce

Spiritual Eldering: Integration in Motion
Reviews of Sacred Dying: Creating Rituals for Embracing the End of Life
The Necromantic Ritual Book
CRONING: What Would it Take?
Crone: Wise, Empowered, Self-Defined
Croning Ceremonies
If you want to live longer, be happy, healthy and successful,
Fantastic Lifeforce
Aging well: a lesson from centenarians
Conscious Choices For Aging With Grace
Aging With Grace
Herbs And Aging
Successful aging: abilities, strategies and understandings among elderly
Women Speak Out Against Aging
Croning Ceremony Celebrates the Wisdom of Age
A Croning Ritual
The Charge of the Crone
The Pleasures of Middle Age
Croning Ritual/Entering the Wise Age
Successful Aging:
Successful aging: THE SECOND 50
Live Long Live Free
Healthy Aging
Graceful Aging Starts When You Are 45!
Antidotes to limiting beliefs about aging
Links To Interesting Aging Articles
When dying becomes a gift
Conscious Aging:
Comfort me with your quanta;
Life After Life ... Death is merely a changing room.
Doorways of the Soul: Transformation of Energy
Aging What Can We Do About It?
Aging Well with the Alexander Technique
Aging Gracefully Through Vastu Shastra
Aging is a Mistake
Better Aging
Confronting Death
Reflections on Physical Immortality
Eternal Being
What Is Death
Aging Gracefully: It's All a Matter of Timing
About Me
Favorite Links
Contact Me
Aging is a Woman's Issue
The Crone: Getting ready for the unavoidable
What Happens After We Die?
What really happens when we 'die?'
links and resources for aging women
Books I Recommend
Growing Old and Liking It
Red Hats and Archetypes
Older Women Unite! Gray Is Gorgeous

Somewhere along this journey of life something amazing happened: I stopped being afraid to die. I am not sure when it happened exactly, but the fear of death is no longer with me. I think it happened gradually over the years. Part of me began to see death not as the enemy but as a reminder. It was a reminder to me that I didn't have forever on this world and that I needed to live everyday to the fullest. I also began to realize more and more over the years just how much God loves each and everyone of us in this life.
  I began to feel that love in my heart and soul and know that God has a wonderful plan for us all in this life and in the next. Finally, I began to love life itself more and more. As that love of life grew my fear of death shrank. I knew that life was too glorious and beautiful to simply be limited to this world. I knew that even greater life and even greater love must await us beyond it.
  Being unafraid to die doesn't mean, however, that I have grown foolhardy or careless in my life. If anything it has made me appreciate and rejoice in this life I have been given even more. I still look both ways when I cross the street and wear a seatbelt in my car. I am no longer afraid though, to smile at strangers or to stop to help someone in need. I have realized that you can't go through life being afraid to die and you can't go through life being afraid to live.
  Give up your fears. They only serve to block your love. Be unafraid to die and be unafraid to live. Trust in God. Fill yourself with His love, joy, and light. Go through life living and loving as if each day were your last. Go through life sharing joy, creating delight, and doing good fearlessly. Go through life knowing in your heart, soul, and mind that there is no death only never-ending life.

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This is a site about my journeying toward aging.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
~ Henri Frederic Amiel ~