At birth, during life and as we leave this earth, water is our tie to life. I had a dream the other night that I was on the beach and a giant wave was coming towards me. I turned and lay down to let it crash over me. No fear, no panic, just surrender. I wonder if that’s the way it is in the end of life. Do you just surrender and get washed away into the spiritual realm. I don’t know but it’s a calming and maybe frightening thought to some. Someone told me recently that drowning was a painful way to die. I think drowning is a painful way to live too. In life we need life preservers.. we need to put out an SOS if we feel like we are drowning. We need those designated life guards..people we can count on to wade in the water with us and pull us to shore. And we need a North Star sometimes to guide us.