Author Archives for michelle pante

How Grief Gave Me My Life Back

October 19, 2020 9:17 pm Published by 4 Comments

Do you too have life lessons that keep showing up—same message, different day? One of the recurring messages in my life is that grief is a pathway to healing. Actually, let me rephrase that. My recent experience of fall-on-my-knees grief revealed, once again, that grief is a pathway to living and loving fully.


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."