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Each Moment of Love is the Whole of my Life
By guest Gero-Punk
Our family has loved and been loved by six great-grandparents, all living within ten minutes of our home. Over the past three years we lost half of them. In this essay I explore their passing out of life, and what I have learned from loving and being loved by them.
Our first loss was my step-father, Clinton, a wise mentoring elder. Once the deputy superintendent of Portland Public Schools, Clinton was a deeply spiritual being, a brilliant and caring educator, taken three years ago by leukemia. He mentored me, and our three children, in how to move through life in synch with our core…
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