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Being Held

May all of us find the courage to ask for help today. And help us to open in kindness to those who ask, or who are unable to ask. Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help. Father Thomas Keating From August 15 entry in Mark Nepo’s The Book of Awakening  Continue Reading »

A Modern Home Funeral vs. a Traditional Funeral Home

Two men, one of them my husband, died at the same time in an accident. One was buried and all arrangements handled by a solid, decent, typical local funeral home. The other man was cremated in a simple cremation using greener approaches, after a family-directed funeral. This is one reason why I am passionate about a family’s choice to keep their loved one at home after a death, if that is right for them.

How to Become a Young Widow

“The story of my husband’s death is something people ask about a lot. I can’t tell it all of one blog, so we’ll take it in bits. Here, the story of how life turns course in a few hours.”

The What of What I Do

“I help families and loved ones cross a bridge that has always been pretty darn scary, when someone is dying or dies.”