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"From the Ted Talk by Anne Lamott: 12 truths I learned from life and writing"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Do you know the first thing that God says to msoes? He says, "Take off your shoes." Because this is holy gournd, all evidence to the contrary. It's hard to believe, but it's the truest thing I know. When you're a little bit older, like my tiny personal self, you realize that death is as sacred as btirh. And don't worry — get on with your life. Almost every sglnie death is easy and gentle with the very best people surrounding you for as long as you need. You won't be alone. They'll help you cross over to whatever awtias us. As Ram Dass said, "When all is said and done, we're really just all walking each other home."

Open Cloze

Do you know the first thing that God says to _____? He says, "Take off your shoes." Because this is holy ______, all evidence to the contrary. It's hard to believe, but it's the truest thing I know. When you're a little bit older, like my tiny personal self, you realize that death is as sacred as _____. And don't worry — get on with your life. Almost every ______ death is easy and gentle with the very best people surrounding you for as long as you need. You won't be alone. They'll help you cross over to whatever ______ us. As Ram Dass said, "When all is said and done, we're really just all walking each other home."

Solution

  1. moses
  2. ground
  3. single
  4. awaits
  5. birth

Original Text

Do you know the first thing that God says to Moses? He says, "Take off your shoes." Because this is holy ground, all evidence to the contrary. It's hard to believe, but it's the truest thing I know. When you're a little bit older, like my tiny personal self, you realize that death is as sacred as birth. And don't worry — get on with your life. Almost every single death is easy and gentle with the very best people surrounding you for as long as you need. You won't be alone. They'll help you cross over to whatever awaits us. As Ram Dass said, "When all is said and done, we're really just all walking each other home."

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Important Words

  1. awaits
  2. birth
  3. bit
  4. contrary
  5. cross
  6. dass
  7. death
  8. easy
  9. evidence
  10. gentle
  11. god
  12. ground
  13. hard
  14. holy
  15. home
  16. life
  17. long
  18. moses
  19. older
  20. people
  21. personal
  22. ram
  23. realize
  24. sacred
  25. shoes
  26. single
  27. surrounding
  28. tiny
  29. truest
  30. walking
  31. worry