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Returning to in-person Ceremonies
May has been a month of ceremony and community. I have been deeply touched to be in person again, to share our deepest joys and sorrows.
Grief is Learned
Grief is a universal and natural response to losing something or someone that we love. It is a sign of our humanity to care so deeply that we become undone by it, enraged by it, frozen from it, thawed by it, and perhaps transformed by it.
Anti Racism Resources
Anti Racism Resources – “The beauty of anti-racism is that you don’t have to pretend to be free of racism to be an anti-racist. Anti-racism is the commitment to fight racism wherever you find it, including in yourself. And it’s the only way forward.” Ijeoma Oluo
With large in person funerals hindered by social distancing, how can I honor my loved one?
“The Star Tribune gathered advice from a number of experts on things to consider when hosting a virtual memorial service…” By Eric Roper Star Tribune
VIDEO Support during COVID 19: Simple Altar Creation
Simple Alter Creation: Learn the basic steps to create a personalized altar using what you have at home for yourself or another.
Loving, Living, and Dying During COVID-19
FAQs for companions, families, guides, friends, leaders, and tenders for each other. Loving, Living, and Dying During COVID-19
Creating a Prayer Tree
It’s good to have a relationship to nearby tree either in your yard or wood glen in your neighborhood.
How I Came To Do This Work
In 2013 I started to hold the question, "what is mine to do in the world?" Sensing that there was something yet to be discovered. At the time I was working at home, raising our two wonderful children and volunteering when anybody said the words "Anne, we need......."...
Blessing for the New Year
Thank you for this past year and the challenges and joys that it brought. Thank you for all of the adjustments made, realizations and strengthening that happened. May we be up for the task to carry what needs to be brought forth in this new year and let go of the...
Reflections From A Home Vigil
“I was uncertain about coming today but once I arrived, that changed” A woman approached at a recent home vigil and told me that she had some reservations upon…