I went to the funeral home last night
to see a friend whose life was entwined with mine.
Someone once told me
that if you want to know the truth about a person’s life
go to their funeral.
As our lives tread onward, we find ourselves on the Earth side of a “door”
Mortality certain to face us, we wonder what’s beyond –what is the “more?”
I want to share four different stories that made it clear to me why involving those who gather to celebrate the life of one who has died is so important.read more
Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.read more
Greetings ladies and gentlemen. I’m X and I welcome you to the Y Chapel as we gather as an expression of our love, respect and regard for N.
We come to mourn and to honour her/him. To lay to rest her/his mortal body and support one another as we grieve.
It was carved with hand tools on a rough slab of native red rock: “Marcelito L. Baca – murio a la edad de 17 dias (died at the age of 17 days) – 1919”. It was planted …read more
In the rising of the sun and in its going down,
We remember them.
This poem results from my week of intense conversations with friends and students about the nature of life, death, and grief.read more
Tender, joyful, gentle, and breathtakingly beautiful, the music of “Beloved” is a healing balm for the soul that will lift your spirit and carry you on waves of love into the arms of the Divine.read more