Tag Archives: Death

Praying For La Loche

Ripped open, a boy, a family, a school, a community, a country. We are Canadians, we do not settle our problems this way. Lord forgive.

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On The Death of Two Friends

You have to cry, no time for goodbye, you want to ask why, but no answer, no reason will satisfy. Eighteen is much too young to die. Remember their faces, their favourite places, stand by their friends as they cry, … Continue reading

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Passing It On

Those things my parents have lived through I know that I can live through too. I saw them when their parents died, watched their strong faith, though they cried. I knew they hurt but comfort came knowing they would see … Continue reading

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Yom HaShoah

We must never forget! It’s not what ‘they’ did to ‘them’ it’s what humans did to other humans. We must look, listen, see, and know we are all guilty of power over those weaker, of prejudice without reason, of judgment … Continue reading

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Then I’ll Go

My hope is that I will be here only as long as I am alive. I don’t want to live a half dead existence sitting waiting to die, making excuses for still being here. I want to live life every … Continue reading

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Dying Beautifully

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I Watched Him Die

No code blue or palliative care. Machines descend on last breath of salt sea air. Ripping limb from limb before death shudder ceased, piling naked trunk upon, remains of those deceased. A horrible, haunting thing to see, the merciless and … Continue reading

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The Truth

There must be absolutes – a beginning, an end, a reason, a purpose. Myths must have originated somewhere. Certainly much has been invented by someone else, perpetrated as The Truth. But that can not negate the fact that truth is. … Continue reading

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No Ones Fault

No ones fault. Not mine, not yours, not theirs. No one is to blame. But life, love, dreams, mistakes. Blame not. Judge not. Accept. Life and Death must be, that’s all. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Through Eyes of Grief

I see you more clearly now, through eyes of grief. I could have seen you better when you were here, if I had known how. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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