How do we let go? And how do we hold on?

Photo: Doug Silsbee

Contentment is life living through you.

Joy is life living through you.

Satsifaction and strength

are life living through you.

Peace is life living through you.

He says don't be afraid.

Don't be afraid.

Look, feel, let life take you by the hand.

Let life live through you.

- Roger Keyes, from Hokusai Says

June 14, 2018

1:13 - Changes in capacity

6:44 - Companionship

9:44 - How do we say goodbye?

12:38 - Confronting habits

14:37 - Trusting the loss of function

June 22, 2018

0:00 - Is dying creative?

6:12 - Holding on and completion

10:45 - Being a good dier

12:55 - Tenacity

17:00 - The meaning and purpose of this shitty cancer thing

June 29, 2018

0:15 - What might we have a responsibility to let go of, and not to let go of?

2:32 - Being attached to letting go

6:12 - Grab hold of what matters

8:55 - The extraordinary in the ordinary

13:05 - laughter, joy, grief, loss, irony

18:54 - The full range of our humanity

Questions to consider on your own

What do you need or want to let go of?

What do want to hold fast to in the face of death?

What do you give yourself permission to hold on to?

© 2023 by Lauren Tenney & Rob McNamara