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Free like a bird flying away from the broken cage

Felt no pain when fainted

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I had fainted many years ago and felt no pain. Saw my body down on the ground with compassion. Numerous accounts of people who had died and been revived had given glorious examples. Learned that some spiritual teaching says death is a messenger of joy, and our spirit would be free like a bird leaving a broken cage that was our body as it wings its way to the next realm of existence. 

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

How might we replace the view that death is the end of life to the view that death is a messenger of joy, taking us to the realm of light and joy that awaits us?

Tell us about your work experience:

I have worked in health care research, designing for patient and physician experience, and improving patient experience with advance care planning.


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Hi Ming, thanks for the post! It'd be great to add an image with this. Images help grab attention and tell a story. You should be able to use the Edit Contribution button on the top of your post and follow the instructions to add images from there. Looking forward to seeing more of your inspiring insights on OpenIDEO.

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Great to have you onboard! We noticed your post is currently unpublished. Was this your intention? We'd love to have it be included in the challenge. You can publish it by hitting the "Publish" button at the top of your post. You can also update your post by clicking on the "Edit Contribution" on top. We're looking forward to seeing your contribution in this challenge.