Posts by Renee Oglesbee

Renee Oglesbee holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Sam Houston State University. Previously a licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Renee has worked with mentally ill individuals in various settings, with a commitment to eradicating suffering. Renee's new organization will be called “Hope for All.”

Choose Love, Choose Life

“I believe that every single event in life that happens is an opportunity to choose love over fear.” ~Oprah Winfrey 

Facing fear came in the form of the death of my father in 1997. He was diagnosed HIV positive and at the time, the world saw this as a death sentence, and so it was.

His goal became to find a level of peace, a level of contentment about what was happening to his body, his mind, and in his soul in preparation for leaving this life. He enlisted my help to choose when and how to die.

I …