Dear reader, I was sitting at the wobbly picnic table at my campsite on beautiful Vancouver Island, at a family French camp we’ve attended for many years. My now teenage daughter is on an overnight trip, leaving me with lots of time on my hands. Instead of the excitement of anticipated “me time”, I feel […]
Category: Stories and Inspiration
Dear reader, Here’s a peek into Michelle’s recent process of writing an End of Life Love Letter to her mom. March 30 ~ Victoria The day-long Legacy, Love Letters + Heart Wills workshop is wrapping up and it’s my turn to declare a “moving forward” action. I want my action to facilitate my yearning to […]
Whether you’re aware of it or not, your past informs your present. Previous experiences you’ve had with illness, dying, death, grief, and how someone was cared for after they died, have undoubtedly impacted you in some way, shape or form. Every aspect of a death has likely influenced your sense of what’s possible and what’s […]
A few months ago I was at a social gathering and was talking to someone about Willow and end-of-life planning. As if he’d heard the answer many times before, he asked “So, you’re going to tell me that the first thing I need to do is write a will, right?” “Actually, no.” I said, “The […]
In this wee Q+A, Reena and Michelle reflect on their personal spiritual traditions and share about the soul-food and spiritual gems that nourish and inspire them.
If you’ve thought about writing lasting messages to people you love and for future generations but haven’t, maybe it’s because…