Category Archives: End of Life Care

Death: The Greatest Teacher

A very good article from Lions Roar Press, by Judy Lief…and love the illustrations. Painting by Tashi Mannox from the series “Laughing in the Face of Death: To live and die without regrets.” From the article: “We can begin our … Continue reading

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Simple Instructions for Setting up a Reading Space and for Doing a Reading

At the ABD facebook page you can access plenty of information about how to do a spiritual reading for the benefit of another, including someone who is sick, is passing or has died.

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3 End of Life Planning Resources

How to Plan a Funeral is a pretty darn good guide to the process of planning a funeral with concise information presented in an organized accessible way. Natural End furnishes information about planning a simpler, more natural burial and a map of … Continue reading

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Readings from the American Book of the Dead

readings of various chambers of the American Book of the Dead with powerful illustrations Continue reading

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Stages – Good Grief

Before we talk about the stages of physical death we will have a short discussion about what are commonly thought of as the stages of dying followed by a must read article by Meghan O’Rourke published in the New Yorker … Continue reading

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What’s a Death Midwife? Inside the Alternative Death Care Movement by Jennifer Luxton

  Excellent,  informative article – required reading! What’s a Death Midwife? Inside the Alternative Death Care Movement by Jennifer Luxton — YES! Magazine.

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