The mystery of Life and Death

A journey through  belief systems and their impact on life and death.   I am in a age where deaths begin to occur, parents, schoolmates, lovers, even children. My father died 30 years ago of cancer in age 59. Everybody agreed that he was “too young” to die, but he didn’t make it in face of the ultimate failure of his life’s goal: to be elected as the first mayor of our city. Life seemed not to give him any more a stimulus to go on and so he died with in a few months. He died at home, my mother was the main caretaker, assisted by myself or my sister. It was an intense time which took me 20 years to finally integrate. I had dared to look into his eyes, to create a deep heart connection with him, be there for him – while everybody else was only concerned about the outward care, the morphine [...]