When Your Loved One’s Last Wish Was ‘No Funeral’

September 22, 2017 Death Awareness

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by Tré Miller Rodríguez

Over the past year, I’ve experienced several losses that, at the request of the deceased, did not include funerals. Grief rituals are central to my mourning process, but there’s no negotiating with the dead. In the absence of the most standard of ceremonies, how do you give expression to your grief while respecting someone’s final wish for “no funeral, please?”

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Bearing the Unbearable

May 26, 2017 Death Awareness

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Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief
by Joanne Cacciatore

If you love, you will grieve and nothing is more mysteriously central to becoming fully human.

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Reiki for Coping with Loss

October 3, 2016 Death Awareness

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by Ashwita Goel – Reiki Master

One of the most traumatic events that can happen in life is to have to lose a loved one. Whether it is you who have lost a loved one, or you are trying to help someone who did, Reiki can help very deeply.

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The Year of Magical Thinking

September 29, 2016 Death Awareness

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theyearofmagicalthinkingThe Year of Magical Thinking 
by Joan Didion

From one of America’s iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life – in good times and bad – that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric honesty and passion.

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Dealing With Death

September 12, 2016 Death Awareness

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by Amit Sodha

The debate about what happens after death will continue well into this century but I have no doubt that one day soon we will have, not just the technology, but the ability to know and go beyond at will.

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Words of Inspiration

"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it."
Mark Twain
“They say that a part of you dies when a special Loved One passes away...I disagree...I say a part of you lives with your Loved One on the other side.”
Daniel Yanez

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