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    Expected Death Take a Deep Breath

    ‚ú®Expected Death ~ When someone dies, the first thing to do is nothing. Don’t run out and call the nurse. Don’t pick up the phone. Take a deep breath and be present to the magnitude of the moment. There’s a grace to being at the bedside of someone you love as they make their transition out of this world. At the moment they take their last breath, there’s an incredible sacredness in the space. The veil between the worlds opens. We’re so unprepared and untrained in how to deal with death that sometimes a kind of panic response kicks in. “They’re dead!” We knew they were going to die, so…