February 1, 2018 7:50 pm
When someone dies, there are choices to be made. What do we lose when we approach those deathcare choices like...
December 19, 2017 12:20 am
We recently wrapped up a Legacy, Love Letters + Heart Wills workshop series. At the end of the evening we...
November 28, 2017 8:58 pm
I believe in the possibility of responsive, respectful funeral services. I believe in the power of useful tools and thoughtful...
September 29, 2017 6:23 pm
When we know those we love well, we can honour their essence in life and in death. It’s my belief, that this honouring of another at the time of their death plays a key role in our own healing journey.
August 16, 2017 2:10 am
Sitting in the middle of my fridge, amidst activity registration forms, schedules and a smattering of photos, is a new...
May 12, 2017 2:08 am
While I’m generally known as someone who generously serves others, I’ve been stingy lately, resisting taking time away from my...
April 11, 2017 12:29 am
When was the last time you heard or used the word funeral? Not, celebration of life, not memorial service but...
March 7, 2017 10:08 pm
When I was on the path to becoming a licensed funeral director, I was on fire with a sense of...
February 3, 2017 10:21 pm
Cultivating courage arose when my family and I visited Ottawa last summer and almost melted during the heatwave. My pre-teen daughter and I noticed how lush and green the lawns were at Parliament Hill. Back home in Vancouver, brown lawns were the norm due to drought and major watering restrictions.