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Thoughts occurring during the quiet before Christmas.

None of us will really go gracefully into that dark night. You should know we will kick and scream and try to stop death. You should know it’s not always visible — the struggle and yearning to stay right here in this very moment. It’s hidden sometimes, just behind the eyes, the fight to remain in this stage and not to transition to the next. You should know how to tell someone it’s alright to leave. How to say you’ll […]