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Welcome to Humanastory. A community created with one goal in mind - Human Companionship.

Our core belief is a simple one; everyone has a story, everyone is the story. Your experiences in life define who you are and what choices you will make.

What if you could share what you have learned from the experience with someone just beginning that same journey. What would you say to them?

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Reflections of Time

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I am reminded of that momentariness of the journey, that lonely walk; we all will take at some point in our lives. I am reminded of this perversion of life, on a daily basis. Most people will never experience the daily reminder of how precious they really are, or how life really is - this amazing journey through what can only be described as the cavern of time and space.

Today we send our love and respect to Helen Taft, the loss of a monument of experience, and life; an elderly woman not known to many, but she affected everyone who had the pleasure to meet and get to know her intimately, in some way. To me, she was a pillar of life; I will remember her laugh most of all. The laugh of an angel who endured life and kept on, keeping on, rest well Helen.

Not two days ago her son came to me requesting I speak with my connections in getting her into Hospice. I knew, at that point, it was only days. She was well aware of her cancer, and by now, this being the fourth fight with, her demon, cancer; by now she was exhausted from the fight, having gone to her house to make sure the request asked of me, was indeed, the one she wanted, I watched as she had a hard time gasping between breaths. I won't claim to understand her thoughts, but I do understand her plight, having had this monster twice myself by 18, and don't get me wrong; I question why i am even alive on a daily basis, because even I should not be here.

If I could relay just one message to anyone who hears or sees the daily content we provide it would be that while you sit here reading this entry - Think on the positive nature of life and remember that life is to be cherished. And for the love of all that is alive; Live, love, laugh (A lot) and, know you are loved. This life is short, and you are here only the blink of an eye, understand this well.

Remember to reflect on your own timeline. What have you done to improve yourself in the eyes of others? It is their memories of you that will endure the passage of time. It is how you lived that will reflect on how people remember you.

Helen you will be missed, but may Mark escort you to peace, the relaxing adventure awaits. You both are greatly missed.

On a small side note I would like to throw in the Suicide Prevention information in the Sources, having only heard of this today, a gentleman a few days back, shot himself in desperation and had no one to talk to. Remember these feelings are only temporary. George, may your soul find peace.

- Brian

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A very touching story, one amongst a million others that we can all relate to.  When you're young you think of the future, what you are planning for tonight, tomorrow or the weekend; life is so busy and you fill it with moments that become memories in the years to come.  When you get older, rather than planning ahead there is an inherent desire to look back and reflect on what you have done in your life.  It reminds me of one of the lines in the song 'My Way' - Regrets, I'd had  a few ... and we all reflect on those regrets and how we could have done better in many of the moments of time that have become memories.

Life is indeed to something to cherish - the ticks between tocks are eating away at our lives, whether they be long or short lives, so treasure each moment and strive to be better tomorrow than you were today so when you get to that time in your life when reflection becomes your daily friend, you have more wonderful memories to cherish and fewer regrets to contemplate.

Remember too, that if you spend too much time worrying about tomorrow, you won't enjoy the time you have today and once it's gone, it's gone.

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