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Tag: death

Recently I came across the book- The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing by Bronnie Ware. From its humble beginnings as a simple blog post, the ‘regrets’ list has triggered responses and discussions from thousands of people worldwide. Over the next few weeks, I’d like to share with […]

I am posting this article to amend some of my previous article about the Day of the Dead to make it more relevant to those of us who live in the Southern Hemisphere and also to acknowledge more deeply it’s Celtic origins. I participated in a SWEAT LODGE ceremony the other night, facilitated by SOTEMS, […]

I like the idea of dedicating a day to celebrate death, and honour those who have died. To encourage people out of their private grief through the power of ritual and community support can be of great benefit. The Day of the Dead is a day celebrated within the communities of Mexico, loosely associated with All […]

  The Ka was thought to be the LIFE FORCE or SPIRIT aspect of the soul. It existed independently from the bodily self. The Ancient Egyptians referred to ‘returning to one’s Ka’ or ‘travelling in the company of one’s Ka’ upon death. Imagine today the Ka being present as an ally. The Spirit guide that […]

What can we do in modern western society to help improve our inevitable experiences with DEATH? Can we better prepare ourselves by enriching the experience through art and/or ritual? Why is death so hard for most of us to accept when it is the one certainty of a life’s journey? I’m speaking from a non-religious […]