We are stardust. Something of everything remains.
My mother died in June of 2019. It took us months to decide on a gravestone, and the the pandemic slowed everything down. It was finally installed after Thanksgiving, but then it was winter. Yesterday we finally had a beautiful day to visit in person. Her sisters and mother (who turns 91 today. Happy birthday,Continue reading “Visitation”
Thought I’d share some historical and cultural concepts of death and dying from time to time. Starting with this definition from Britannica: “Thanatology: the description or study of death and dying and the psychological mechanisms of dealing with them. Thanatology is concerned with the notion of death as popularly perceived and especially with the reactionsContinue reading “Thanatology Thursday”
I believe our lives are enriched and improved by bringing death, death care, grief and healing back to our communities. I want my community to tell me what it needs.
Talk About It Tuesday with The Death Deck offers a fun way to get your friends, family and group to think/talk about death. What would your answer be? How about your partner, sibling, friend? Do you know what their answer would be? Ask them and share your answers. You can join the conversation next TalkContinue reading “Talking About Death with The Death Deck”
As of a few minutes ago, I have officially completed all of my certification and insurance work to be an end of life doula. I received my certification for end of life doula work from Doulagivers Institute and a proficiency badge from the National End of Life Doula Alliance. While there is no governing bodyContinue reading “Dotted “i”s and Crossed “t”s”