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TAKING THE JOURNEY

Since life-affirming death awareness does not come naturally to most of us, self-inquiries and other steps can help develop it. We can eventually develop a regular practice of revering life by facing death. This site offers EXPERIENCES which can help.

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1. "To Live Like
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A simple question to start and shape
our day: "I am dying. How can I be most truly alive on this precious day."
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2. "SIFT": Feel and
Transform Our Pain
To fully feel and then transform our pain into love for life is a practice that can help us be more truly alive.

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3. Examining The
Unexamined

Therapy, self-inquiries, talking, contemplation meditation, journaling, and art can help us examine the unexamined ways we deal with our death.

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4. Experiences, e.g.,
Work with the Dying

Affirming life through experiences with actual death and dying can be particularly transformative.
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5. Inter-generational "Living Legacies"
Creating an authentic and truthful "Living Legacy" can both transform our lives and be of real interest and use to our descendants.
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6. Daring To Explore The Unexplored
Learning from death helps us take the risks necessary to transform our experience of life, and may help us accept the unacceptable.