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Mar 6, 2022Liked by Minter Dial

Great points and great questions! The timing of discovering your email for me is very beneficial. Your mention of death

…I begin training this week for a volunteer Hospice program to help where I can, the one dying and their loved ones. I once read a beautiful quote that always stuck with me and helped me tremendously while my younger brother was in hospice. The amazing job of the nurses and Drs, the love, the patience, the kindness they pass along to the families was, to me, just beautiful. The quote, “we are all just walking each other home”. I was very much inspired by the teams effort and their focus. Strangers helping others. In this world so many different areas to help others and it all starts with communication, conversations, etc.

Financially I’m not in a position to assist organizations, however, I can volunteer my time with hopes to help ease the burdens and sadness where I can.

Your newsletter is informative and enriching. The experiences you share and that of others will definitely be helpful! Thank you 🙏🏻

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Time is most precious resource! Serendipity in the timing of the arrival of the mail, eh? I've been reading about the notion of death and rebirth, but feel more 'in touch' with the concept of the Near Death Experience (NDE). In all cases, our appreciation and understanding of our own finitude is entirely humbling. To use some morbid humour, it does more than bring us down to earth. I'm also very intrigued with the work being done in psychedelic assisted therapy for those who facing death. In any event, Denise, I'm sure that your experience in being there (at the hospice) will be enriching for you as well as deeply comforting for those suffering (and those surrounding). 🙏🏻

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Mar 6, 2022Liked by Minter Dial

Yes and yes! ☺️ It is all so very interesting, each aspect. So much to learn in our world and from so many different perspectives. That is all part of the beauty of learning and growing. And humor, very important! I may use that line…😁

Thank you for your words Minter. I so feel it will be a very rewarding experience as well. ☺️

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Feb 7, 2022Liked by Minter Dial

Minter, I just love this post! You pinpoint to a most critical leverage point to make our lives greater. I look forward to Dialogos insights!

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Thanks for signing up Yannick. I feel a certain responsibility!

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I am interested in the 3 areas as I think they are interconnected. In my view if someone likes to have meaningful conversations, he/she does this in all areas of life or in none. It would also be interesting to see where and how these 3 areas overlap. Curious where this is going...

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The journey has begun. Thanks for joining in Peter.

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Feb 5, 2022Liked by Minter Dial

Well, I have to say that there are very few articles of this length that keep me scrolling and reading - so much resonated with me. Quite a mission and I wish you the very best, will keep reading and happy to assist where I can.

Also found your three areas of future focus interesting. I guess 'social circles' falls under or close to #1. Am curious because in the social dance world I often frequent, conversations are had on the dance floor without any words (or sometimes just a few), yet trust and strong bonds can be quickly formed before real conversations even start. A whole different angle of social dynamics which on reflection I have often found, accelerates deeper conversations.....

Just a few thoughts I thought I would share.

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I love this idea of social dance... Makes me think of some sort of kinetic language. There is something magical about the different forms of dance... even on ice.

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