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Monday, April 08, 2013 . 9:33 AM

My godfather, recently made a short film. This film was about a lady, her process of going through denial and acceptance. The main message here wasn't just about accepting death, but knowing your direction and priorities in life that will help you live your life to the fullest despite facing adversities.

Watching this video was a very refreshing reminder, especially in a field where death was such a common thing, and such a taboo in our society.

Few lessons I picked up:
1) I was again reminded that we need to show empathy, rather than sympathy. seeing death at a daily basis can really numb someone to death, (no pun intended), but sometimes it doesn't take too much of our time, just to ask " are you OK?"

2) Good friends that will stick with you through thick and thin are friends to be treasured.

3) The one part I remember most about the video is the part where everything was out of focus, just like how we see our life sometimes. The important thing here is to know where our goal and purpose in life is, so that we would not be hindered by these things.

4) One thing during the whole process of film making is about teamwork and learning from one another, and age doesn't matter.

Check out the video here.

Have a great week people!