The news of the passing of a public figure can be both sobering and disruptive, no matter how far removed from us they were. How we navigate the loss of a public figure depends on the age of the one who dies, the manner of their death, and the degree to which we paid attention to their work their art, or their life of service. And it depends on us, our experience and perception of this person and their impact on our individual lives and on the arc of history.
When someone who seemed larger than life stops living, there is often a collective pause and there should be. Today let’s consider the strange dynamic of reckoning with the loss of a public figure. Listen in.
Links + Resources From This Episode:
- Marcie Alvis Walker’s post about Queen Elizabeth II
- Guerrillas of Grace by Ted Loder
- Order The Next Right Thing Guided Journal
- Grab a copy of my book The Next Right Thing
- Find me on Instagram @emilypfreeman
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