Alive Until You’re Dead:
Notes on the Home Stretch
~ A Book Reading & Discussion ~
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Thank You to our Featured Expert: Susan Moon, Writer and Buddhist Teacher
Thank You to our Forum Host: Rachael Friedman, Clinical Psychologist, AHWGO Board Member
At Home, On Air Conversation Description:
Sit back, relax and enjoy an inspiring and thought-provoking book reading and conversation with Susan Moon. She’ll share stories and personal insights about what it means to be a human approaching death, inviting us to feel fully alive in the final stretch of our own lives.
More About Susan Moon:
Susan Moon is a writer, editor, and Buddhist teacher in the Soto Zen tradition. She has taught and led Zen retreats nationally and internationally, and has authored several books including: This Is Getting Old, What is Zen, and The Hidden Lamp, and has contributed to Lion’s Roar, Tricycle and other publications. Her most recent book, Alive Until Your Dead: Notes on the Home Stretch, is a collection of essays about the author’s ongoing discovery of her aliveness even while approaching death, and about the sometimes surprising perks of mortality. Susan lives in Berkeley, California, and practices at the Berkeley Zen Center and with Zoketsu Norman Fischer’s Everyday Zen Sangha.
“Loving is something an old person can do at least as well as a young one. Whatever else I lose, I’ll be okay as long as I can love.” – Quote by Susan Moon
The original, live conversation was recorded on: Thursday, January 16, 2023 at 5:30 PM PST.