When we recognize the precariousness of life, we understand that we are in the boat together...The willingness to contemplate death is not just about preparing for some moment at the end of a long road. --Frank Ostaseski

Frank Ostaseski; Lessons to the Living from the Dying

Frank Ostaseski; Lessons to the Living from the Dying

Jan 26, 2018-- Frank Ostaseski is a teacher, international lecturer and a leading voice in contemplative end-of-life care. He is also author of "The Five Invitations: What the Living Can Learn From the Dying". What follows is an-depth interview with him on the five invitations and more. (15919 reads)

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Take ActionThe Five Invitations begins with the suggestion that we "welcome everything, push away nothing." According to Ostaseski, "to welcome everything means to be willing to be open to the experience." Can you find the way to open to the experience of the death of a friend or family member, no matter how recent or long ago? What can facing this truth teach you? How can you meet the challenges of daily life with the same openness to reality?

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