When my time is up…

Anne Wimberley writes about facing up to death

Your death may not be accompanied by a single and a Youtube video, and attract worldwide attention like David Bowie’s, but it is still certain to happen. For years, especially in younger days, when life throws so many possibilities at us, we never give it a thought, but then events occur that make us realise that our time is limited. A friend is diagnosed with cancer, somebody close to us dies, maybe just getting older triggers it, and we begin to fear that we may not be able to do what we always wanted to do. How do we react?

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