The Elephant in the Room

I have noticed the “ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM” on many occasions and to be honest, sometimes I have been afraid of that elephant. You know, that thought in your mind that tells you there is something no one wants to mention. When illness brings with it the inevitability of death, there is a cloud that […]

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What is the Purpose of Grief?

Recently, while doing an interactive presentation on the topic of “Grief and Spirituality” I was asked what I thought the purpose of grief was. Delving deeper into this question I have a few ideas to share with you. Even though grief is a natural response to a loss there are different perspectives to take into […]

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Experiences with Headstone Purchase

After speaking with several people who purchased a headstone, grave marker, monument or whatever you want to call it, I asked for their thoughts on this experience, which included purchases prior to, after or during the dying process. A few general comments consisted of; “I was surprised by the amount of choice when wanting to […]

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