Are You Afraid to Die?

I know that I promised to resume my writing last week, but once again, life threw another curveball.

Death was a subject that I always intended to write about (from a wheeling mother’s perspective), but my intro to this taboo topic got scrapped when I received the call from my best friend’s mom that the end was near. Dialysis was no longer a viable option and her kidney disease produced subsequent medical complications.

With TK’s youngest god-child in tow, I nervously boarded the Knoxville-bound plane to see my sidekick for the last time.

As talkative as I am, my writer’s block is still apparent, so I will resort to photos.

I’d like to leave you all with the most resilient, yet humble words I have ever heard: Tekyia’s prayer