Thursday, March 19, 2009

Tomorrow is not guaranteed

My latest Life Lines column:

I was sitting at the kitchen table this morning, when my 3-year-old decided to strike up a conversation about God and death. It’s not the first time she’s delved into the philosophical realm, so it didn’t come as a complete surprise. But even with the previous warning and the experience of writing a book about helping children deal with grief, I still consider it a challenge to talk to my son and daughters about dying.

After a series of classic preschool questions tinged with a touch of mysticism...Continue reading.

3 comments:

A.L. said...

I loved this post. It is so true and sometimes we need to be reminded of the things that really count.

Jean L. said...

Loved it, Mary. Thank you.

Roxane B. Salonen said...

I'm with you, Mary, and have experienced a similar connecting with the passing of Amy's husband. Thanks for voicing some of the thoughts I've had.