A Soul Plan in Dying

Rob Schwartz is the author of the fascinating book YOUR SOUL’S PLAN. He brings an interesting perspective to life and after-life.


I’ve been asked about Brittany Maynard and what may have been her pre-birth plan for the end of her life. She availed herself of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Law, and through physician aid in dying, ended her life in November of last year. On the day of her death, she posted on Facebook, “Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me…but would have taken so much more.” Before she died she created the Brittany Maynard Fund, which works to legalize aid in dying in states where it’s now illegal.

Could Brittany’s end-of-life experience have been part of her life plan? And if so, why would a soul plan such an experience?

It’s important to understand that the soul can incarnate in any time period, location, and set of…

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One comment on “A Soul Plan in Dying

  1. This one is so tough for me. I believe in letting life go through its course. I think ending your own life is just as bad as murdering someone. I don’t think we are suppose to decide when we die. But at the same time, I don’t wish any suffering in others, and who am I to say I wouldn’t want to do the same, had I been diagnosed with brain cancer like her? Then, there is my other belief that everyone is destined for their own journey, and perhaps this was hers, to end her life the way she did. Life is so beautifully complicated.

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