Coroner’s Tales; Finding Beauty

A close friend asked whether my former work as a Death Investigator had changed me;

I recalled one of the most poignant moments; when I delicately wrapped a baby in a blanket, being careful to ensure her limbs were covered by the warm cloth. I carried her body out of the home in which she had passed, gently holding her against me.

A Few Life Lessons
Death is an inescapable proposition for us all, despite our greatest desire to see life as infinite.

Death is unfair, as are the circumstances we sometimes find ourselves in during our lives.

We are all growing older with each passing moment. Life is a timeline and birth was the beginning of our journey toward death.

No matter how bad things are, they can be a lot worse.

Happiness is a self-fulfilling prophecy. ‘Be happy‘ and you will become happy.

Stop searching for beauty and meaning, as if they were hidden gems within some lost cavern. Instead surrender to each passing moment allowing life lessons to unfold naturally. Witness the beauty that constantly envelopes us, as well as ignites us from within.

We should stop fighting the moment and instead yield to it?

“Don’t wait until you die to learn the warrior’s way. Do it now, each night, just before you drift off to sleep. As you review your day, consider these two questions of courage and love. Learn from each day, so that each day you can show a little more courage and a little more love. Then, as incidents occur, you may rise to the occasion and look back at the end of your life and feel good about the way you lived.”

“You haven’t yet opened your heart fully, to life, to each moment. The peaceful warrior’s way is not about invulnerability, but absolute vulnerability–to the world, to life, and to the Presence you felt. All along I’ve shown you by example that a warrior’s life is not about imagined perfection or victory; it is about love. Love is a warrior’s sword; wherever it cuts, it gives life, not death.” Dan Millman

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One Response to “Coroner’s Tales; Finding Beauty”

  1. His Dark Side Says:

    Reblogged this on HIS DARK SIDE and commented:

    Tonight I needed reminding…

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