Living well, dying well

Peggy Heeks considers the concept of a ‘completed life’

'It is the manner of our death we fear more than death itself.' | Photo: Milán Seres / flickr CC.

Given that we are living longer, it’s no surprise that life’s ending has become a major topic of interest. This year it was the theme of Quaker Life Representative Council, and a well-attended discussion during Yearly Meeting, while – waiting in the wings – is a September course at the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham: ‘Living Well, Dying Well.’

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