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August 25, 2011


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Heart-felt condolenzes to you and tour family

Susan Lucas

Love, peace and prayers to all. Susan

Kent @ The Financial Philosopher

Thank-you, Leone & Susan.

John Nelson

Not easy to write, to be sure-- but wonderful to read.

Looking back in my own life, I can say that the deaths of my Mom and Mother-in-law were two of life's most difficult experiences. But they ultimately became sources of great inspiration, that affected the positive direction of my own life.

As time goes on, I hope your Mother-in-law does the same for you.

Thank you.

Kent @ The Financial Philosopher

Thanks, John.

Death provides the greatest perspective on life, which is why my favorite branch of philosophy is Existentialism.

Existential reflection is a type of "beginning with the end in mind" meditation that helps answer the questions, "Who am I?" and "What is my purpose in life?"

This reflection and introspection is an ongoing process, which is why it is important for one to hold death close. By embracing death, we embrace life.

Thanks again...


Kent, my condolences. I hope you find courage and perspective through this. Best,



Sorry for your loss.As long as someone is remembered by others in some ways they haven't really gone.

Kent @ The Financial Philosopher

Harsh: Thanks for your well wishes...

Barry; You are right. No one ever goes away if they are remembered. I like how you put that...



So sorry for both your loses. I have kitties and I love them so. It can be very hard to loose them too. They are family as well.

Kent @ The Financial Philosopher

Thanks Kel. My cats are also family. I am happy to have been at my cat's side, petting her, when she died. Unfortunately, I have another cat who is dying. I hope to have the same experience with her.

These are the experiences that place material things, such as money, in their proper place (lower in priority).

Thanks again...


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