Last Words; Sabbath Thoughts (Oliver Sacks)


Dr. Oliver Sacks

Dr. Oliver Sacks

“And now, weak, short of breath, my once-firm muscles melted away by cancer, I find my thoughts, increasingly, not on the supernatural or spiritual, but on what is meant by living a good and worthwhile life — achieving a sense of peace within oneself. I find my thoughts drifting to the Sabbath, the day of rest, the seventh day of the week, and perhaps the seventh day of one’s life as well, when one can feel that one’s work is done, and one may, in good conscience, rest.”

— Oliver Sacks

Read his perhaps final words/Sabbath thoughts in The New York Times here.

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