Entries tagged with “Death”
Rituals, ancient wisdom, and practices for conscious death and dying.
By Raymond Moody and Paul PerryParanormal: My Life in Pursuit of the Afterlife is the riveting behind-the-scenes story of Dr. Raymond Moody’s lifelong search for an answer to what …
“I understood then that this was the point of the dream. That I was being shown this world as a guest, that my job was to witness, to validate its existence. Perhaps even report that I had seen it.”
Anticipating our mortality via the lost Medieval practice of ars moriendi.
Modern Loss co-founder Rebecca Soffer shares how she transformed personal tragedy to a needed resource for others grieving.
Poetry from Nikki Giovanni's new book, A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter
Honor your grief as we enter into the season of generative death and prepare for the coming season of rebirth.
Marti was a bright, optimistic, attractive 40-year-old woman when she first entered a support group for cancer patients that I facilitated at the Center for Attitudinal Healing in …
Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler
After death, what remains? Rabbi Steve Leder discusses his book The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift.
Approaching the final years of life with a sense of peace.
“I found an email address for Philip through his publisher and wrote a long query asking him how a doctor who believes in God but also knows facts about certain diseases can honestly tell a terminal patient to have faith and believe and not give up. How can I pray for my patients when I already know how God is going to answer?”
Burial shrouds offer a better way to tend to the dead, according to one shroud-maker.
The teachings found in yoga are unafraid to address the notion of death. In fact, understanding and acceptance of the inevitability of death is seen as something that paradoxically…
Is a “good death” just an oxymoron?
Caring is a natural expression of our humanity.
Ask A Practitioner
“Many therapists work to help clients create a better life—a Soul Companion works with clients to create a better death.”
“I don’t want to romanticize dying, but I do want to liberate it from the fears we foist upon it.”
Pet-loss support groups can help the healing process when we lose our most constant companions.