“Wish not so much to live long as to live well,” said Benjamin Franklin.
Franklin, who died in 1790 at the age of 84, was fortunate enough to live both long and well.
This section explores living well and doing good from the perspective of the end. Often, we can better know and appreciate the lives of ourselves and others from the viewpoint of looking backwards.
Columns and Resources:
“Most Obituaries are Downright Inspirational” Brandon Sun, January 11, 2016
“A New Ideal For How We Die” Brandon Sun, April 6, 2015
Death and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder Obituary Guide. com
Writing Your Own Obituary Offers Chance for Reflection Brandon Sun, May 12, 2014
Ways to Leave a Legacy Brandon Sun, December 30, 2013
Reflecting on Life and Death along the Camino de Santiago Obituary Guide. com
Get to Know Your Local Cemetery Brandon Sun, June 10, 2013
How to Write and Give a Eulogy Obituary Guide. com
A Family History Writing Workshop August 14, 2012
Helping Families Deal with Death "Most Satisfying Work" for Funeral Celebrant Brandon Sun, September 13, 2011
Memoir Writing: Ten Tips December 15, 2009
Six Words To Describe A Life? Brandon Sun, July 25, 2009
Prepared: Will, Health Care Directive (Living Will), Obituary, and
Brandon Sun, December 13, 2008
Tours, Book Bring Cemetery to Life Brandon Sun, June 14, 2008
Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Stories Brandon Sun, September 29, 2007
A Few Reflections on “Skunk and Junk” Brandon Sun, April 14, 2005
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