What is your Legacy
How other cultures and religious leaders view death
note from Lexie
Part three is about examining your legacy and determining what is important to you in life and in death. Thinking of how you will be remembered in death is a good way to think about how you want to live now.
We are all going to die, it’s a matter of when. If you begin to face your own mortality, it helps you accept the death of loved ones and friends.
I’ve provided excerpts from my book “What Is Death?” below, which was a springboard to this grief and loss course.
Graceful Passages – We Are Not Alone by Arun & Sunanda Gandhi
We are not alone – we are with Him or Her, the Spirit
From “The Grief Process” – Conclusion By Stephen Levine
Grief is a process. It is not just a single emotion …
Excerpts from “What is Death?” by Lexie Potamkin – Page 122 – How Different Religions and Classic Thinkers View Death
How different religions view death. Quotes from the brightest spiritual and religious teachers around the world.
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Quotes from “What Is Death?” to Explore
Quotes on death, grief and loss …
Excerpt from Graceful Passages – Embracing the Transitions of our Lives by Michael Stillwater
The passages of our life call for recognition; they are an invitation to reflection, and opportunity for conscious change often overlooked in our modern world.
Graceful Passages – Letting Yourself Be Loved by Lew Epstein
No one has ever prepared us for this experience.
Outline Your Legacy – From What Is Death by Lexie Brockway Potamkin
Please answer the following questions with your own heartfelt answers, which will outline your legacy:
The book “Graceful Passages”
is a beautiful book, and I highly recommend you listen to the audio version for comfort on your healing journey. This video provides a sample excerpt.
"What is Death?"
Download Introduction “What is Death?”
by Lexie Potamkin.