Do we die the way we live?
I was reading that Makes Me Think website and in one person’s story, a hospice nurse said ‘Everyone dies the way they live’ – do you think that’s true? What of the last 2 deaths that have personally affected you? Did these people pass on in a way they lived?
I thought about my father and my brother when considering this question. My brother died because a drunk friend of his crashed him into a tree when they were coming home very late at night – he was crushed to death and in a way, that’s how life always felt to him – both exuberant and heavy. My father went slowly insane, thrashing around, finding no position that he liked – he was always like that in life as well. Of course, I can just be fitting their characteristics to this quote..