A life dedicated to service...

Week 21: “At his own wake.”

Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death

“Tormented by an incurable disease,
John Shields knew that dying openly
and without fear could be his legacy, if
his doctor, friends and family helped him. . . .”

Click here

for the story of a man who died recently — on his terms, assisted by his physician — at Victoria Hospice

(as exquisitely documented in the NY Times).

About the Author
Peter lives in Victoria, BC, where he volunteers in health-care and teaches mindfulness meditation.
  1. Lois Townsend Reply

    Through tears and joy and bolstered courage to listen to inner truth, Thank You! dear Peter

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