‘In supporting people during the last
phase of their life, I’m not only learning
strategies for coping, I’m learning strategies
for living.’ ~ Jill Cox
‘To love at all is to be vulnerable.
Love anything and your heart will be wrung
and possibly broken.’ ~ C. S. Lewis
‘For everything there is a season,
and a time for every matter under the sun:
a time to be born, and a time to die.’ ~ Ecclesiastes

‘And we are put on earth a little space,
That we may learn to bear the
beams of love.’ ~ William Blake

‘The ultimate goal, after all,
is not a good death, but a good life,
all the way to the very end.’ ~ Atul Gawande

‘Learn to die and thou shalt learn how to live,
for there shall none learn how to live that hath
not learned to die.’ ~ Tibetan Book of the Dead


Living life whilst facing death – support in caring for your loved one towards the end of their life…

What do you do if your loved one has been diagnosed with a life limiting illness? What are their priorities? What level of involvement do you want to have in their care? How do you help them decide on the most appropriate treatment(s) for them? What help and support is available to you both? How do you both make the most of life, given your circumstances? How can you look after yourself whilst caring for your loved one? How can you honour them during their life and after their death? All these questions are explored in Moments of Meaning – a short book by Jill Cox. Read more…