Category Archives: Family

6 degrees relation

Maybe we use 6 degrees of relation. :- Doug.

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A rich life

A rich life I enjoy Family, friends, depth of spirit :- Doug.

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Meeting ineffable

In your meeting, what was ineffable? :- Doug.

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Draw me a look like

For dying patients and their families, the same question as for their doctors and nurses: What does that look like? Especially for the patients and families: What do you want it to look like, and not look like? Draw me … Continue reading

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Permission to die?

What needs to be born in us today, in order for something to have permission to die? :- Doug.

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Prayer offering gift

Everything is a prayer, an offering, a gift. :- Doug.

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Better humanity look?

What would a better humanity look like—in 300 years? :- Doug.

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It’s 2321:

It’s 2321: Do you know where our children are? :- Doug.

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Bear witness

As a service to the eleventh generation, witness. Them, us, the generations. :- Doug.

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Left them out

I had proposed questions and stories addressed to individuals in the succeeding generations, if any. I was wrong. I left out community and especially conversation. Who are we together, and can we be better? Together? Organically? :- Doug.

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Parents’ like background

My life experience is my own; my parents’ feels like background, contributing to my basic worldview. My grandparents’ seems quaint, a distant, overarching philosophy. :- Doug.

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Set children on path

Do we set our children on the best path? Or do we invite them to create better paths? Or yet again, invite them to question? :- Doug.

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Come hear

Come hear a story. :- Doug.

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Do the tough thing

Do the tough thing—rather than aim to change the world, aim to change people. :- Doug.

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Preparing a long view?

What are you doing to prepare the next two generations to have a long view? :- Doug.

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Families upside down

When families are turned upside down to nurse their elders, and especially by the cost crisis it brings, that’s when we get to work. :- Doug.

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Smarter than us

We want our children to be smarter than us, just not too much. :- Doug.

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