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Fear at the End of Life
April 5, 2019 / Reid M. Jacobs, APHSW-C, MSW Death can be a scary thing, but the fears can be different for every person. For some, there is a fear of the unknown. We can’t say with certainty what happens after a person dies because there is no one to ask who has already made that journey, although near death experiences may provide some insight. Many religions have teachings on what happens to the soul when we die. This can be a great comfort to the dying person and their families alike. Knowing that a person will go to heaven and be relieved of suffering and reunited with family provides hope. However, this isn’t a universal sentiment For some, there is guilt from their past deeds or wrongdoings. They may fear going to…
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