November 1, 2018 4:12 pm
I consider cemeteries to be beautiful, fascinating places whose look and feel informs us about current and historical cultures and societies. They also honour people who never made it into the history books and help us to imagine the lives of people from long ago.
October 12, 2018 9:18 pm
I yearn for more remembering and honouring the dead in my life. I feel enlivened and inspired when I reflect on the relationship, lineage and opportunity that I’ve been gifted by those who’ve come before and died before me.
September 17, 2018 9:32 pm
In the Jewish tradition the mourners are a distinct group. They are the parents, children, siblings and spouse of the...
August 31, 2018 5:29 pm
“When we understand about death, we understand a lot more about life.” This was the key message I heard from...
August 7, 2018 7:49 pm
It happened just over two years ago. My heart was in my throat and I was starting to sweat. My...
June 18, 2018 7:01 pm
The rain pelted at the window as my 13-year-old daughter and I cracked open a journal I saved from my...
June 4, 2018 6:12 pm
Options, opportunities and openings are the promise of greening your death, in particular what happens to you after you die....
May 14, 2018 9:02 pm
Twenty-five years ago, Akasha learned about life from her dying eleven-year-old daughter, Sarah. In a recent conversation Akasha described Sarah’s...
April 23, 2018 10:24 pm
One of the reasons I co-founded our company WILLOW is because I love attending funerals. I recently learned on Facebook...