Transitioning With Death

Transitioning With Death

Is this what happens when I die when anyone dies - but in a condensed way? I’m suspecting that when I die, my “life” as defined by that which is inside my Box will be just chucked out as useless stuff - good while it was needed to live my life - but now as I die, useful? Satisfying? Who I am? 

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Becoming an End of Life Doula: Born in Grief

Becoming an End of Life Doula: Born in Grief

Even in my mother’s womb, the aura of grief surrounded me.  Less than six weeks before I was born, my aunt passed away from cancer.  She was only 31 years old and left behind a grieving husband, 3 young children, her parents, and 3 siblings. I was named after her. I was born into a world of tragic loss and equal celebration of life. You see, my birth gave hope to my family. 

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Sacred Passage End of Life Doula: Phase One

Sacred Passage End of Life Doula: Phase One

This is part of my story of becoming. Becoming who I am, a medicine for others to tap into and utilize. I am becoming a Sacred Passage End of Life (Death) Doula because like many reading this, I feel a pull  towards facilitating people of all ages in acknowledging their mortality to more truly live the life they desire and supporting individuals in their more immediate dying process. Beyond this, something about it simply feels “right”.

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