A friend once told me about a frightening incident. He was swimming at a beach in Israel and all of a sudden felt himself being pulled by an undertow. For several minutes he fought back and treaded water with all his might. Finally he had no more strength; he couldn’t fight any longer. So he gave up. Remarkably, he recounted that this was the most peaceful moment of his life. He had accepted that he was going to drown and was incredibly relieved to not have to struggle
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