Author Archives for michelle pante

What About the Last Responders?

May 12, 2020 8:09 pm Published by 6 Comments

Until just weeks ago, the hard work, dedication and sacrifice of the bereavement industry, or death trade as it's sometimes called, wasn’t even listed as an essential service. Despite this recent shift in designation, I suspect there’s little or no applause or acknowledgement for the essential workers like the ones named by our provincial government: coroners and workers performing mortuary services, including: funeral homes, crematoriums, cemeteries and workers supporting the appropriate handling, identification, storage, transportation, and certification of human remains.


Slowing Down for the New Dawn of Spring

March 20, 2019 10:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Slowing Down for the New Dawn of Spring

Are you ready to flower and flourish, or is it time to pause? Get some insights from John O'Donohue's "For the Interim Time."


Giving the Love You Want

February 11, 2019 8:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sandra wrote her sister an, “I love and cherish you and want to be sure you know this in case one of us dies suddenly” kind of letter. The results were unexpected and left Sandra realizing she could give her love freely and generously to her sister—and anyone, really— and that giving love generously, without expecting anything in return, feels great.