Personal Narrative: The Five Stages Of Death

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Death is the final chapter of our story. Chapter 18 of our text describes it as a permanent break where our experiences come to an end; we leave family and friends behind as well as any unfinished business to enter the unknown. Although, I believe, as for Christians, death is when our life truly begins. Death, for me, means entering the glorious Kingdom and finally meeting my Maker. American contemporary Christian music band, MercyMe, wrote a song called I Can Only Imagine, which talks about ways we might act when coming face-to-face with Christ. When I think of dying, I think of the lyrics to this song.
What will my heart feel
Will I dance for you Jesus
Or in awe of You be still
Will I stand in your presence
Or to my knees will I fall
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The five stages of death are Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. While I would like to believe that I would accept death without any reservations I truly do not believe that anyone can foresee exactly how they will feel until that moment arrives. More so, I suspect the initial reaction would be great despair. It is important to note that our text says religious people, as well as older adults, experience less anxiety when coping with
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