Thought for the day

Charles Cowling

Clarissa-Tan

 

“I wonder if, 

working with funerals 

and the bereaved, 

one can also be

too attached

to the idea of death, 

taking refuge in it.”

Clarissa Tan

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gloria mundi
7 years ago

…and here’s a crystallisation of your insights. Perhaps death workers do take refuge in the idea of death,perhaps it shores up our ideas about who we are and what we are worth. You make me think long and hard – for which again, I thank you for the clarity of your insights and the generosity of your writing.