7.3.7 Unfinished Business

Healing a Relationship by Completing Unfinished Business [1]


Most of us accumulate one or more unhappy or unsatisfactory relationships during our life. Then, as death approaches, they prey on our mind, and can make us very unsettled. But we can’t bring ourselves to meet the persons concerned and try to heal the hurts. Or maybe they live far away, and there is no chance of a face-to-face meeting.

Christine Longaker, in her book Facing Death and Finding Hope, gives a method of healing a relationship and completing such ‘unfinished business’, that does not require you to meet with or talk with the person with who has hurt you or whom you have hurt. I have tried it on three people and for two it worked easily, the third took a few attempts, but I got there. So I can recommend it to you.

[1] Contents of this web page prepared by Len Warren of Pure Land of the Indestructible Buddha, Hayagriva Buddhist Centre, 64 Banksia Terrace, Kensington 6151 Western Australia, May 2018. Selected extracts from Chapter 7, Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide to the Emotional and Spiritual Care of the Dying, by Christine Longaker, Broadway Books, New York 2001, p. 90

Healing a Relationship by Completing Unfinished Business
with Len Warren & Sue Lee 14 September 2018

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