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Listen to your heart

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I wish I’d known then what I know now. Hindsight is often 20/20.

If you could go back to offer advice to your younger self, what would it be?

Last month, I attended The Butterfly Effect, an annual event hosted by Central Okanagan Hospice Association. This event provides rich opportunity to pause, remember, and celebrate loved ones who have died.

While booths and activities were offered to enrich the experience, it was The Letter, a song by local musician Norm Strauss, that gave me the greatest pause for reflection.

“If I could write myself a letter and send it back in time, I’d tell the younger me that it’s all gonna work out fine.“

It doesn’t all work out fine for everyone. Many die with their songs unsung.

As I contemplated those I’d come to remember, I wondered if they were deeply satisfied with their lives. As they exited life, were they pleased, did they enjoy their time on the planet? Or, did........

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