“For life and death are one even as the river and the sea are one.”

– Khalil Gibran

Personal Stories

Everyone has a meaningful and touching story to tell about losing someone or something he or she loves. Personal stories offer a variety of experiences to illuminate what you may be going through.

If you have a touching story to tell about someone you love, who is dying, or who has died, please send us your story at: personalstories@LoveLiveandBeyond.com.  We’d love to hear what you experienced.

BEing Sick and BEing Alone

"Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret." -Don Miguel Ruiz When we are...

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Cascading of Grace by Michael Maloney

Background Info… Dying is something we all do alone. There may be others present with us at the moment of death yet the experience or act of death seems subjective. It is something which no one can do for us. The same could be said of thinking or feeling. I know...

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Susan’s Last Journey by Shelley Silver Whizin

Introduction:  Blessings come in all sizes, shapes and experiences. Blessings happen all of the time... actually in every moment we are aware of being truly “present”... in every moment we allow gratitude, appreciation and love into our existence.  Profound moments...

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My Evolving Relationship with Death by Ryan

Part 1:  I never once thought that as a healthy, athletic 19 year old, I’d even have to think about death.  But life doesn’t give you warnings, and nothing could have prepared me for the journey I was about to go on. I woke up in the LDS Mission Training Center in...

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