On facing death

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Spirituality

Silly ideas come into the head sometimes, absurd ones, like, couldn’t there be a moratorium on people dying? Couldn’t the world just stop at a certain point one day and just let there be some happiness? Couldn’t there be a time when no-one would be told that they had only weeks left, when there were no more funerals? Couldn’t there be a time when there was no more need to say, “Sorry for your trouble”.

Do you know what the most untrue line in fairy tale is?

It’s not the …