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So get the tissues out… Do you care like this?? This young brother and sister team is a world unto itself, with the brother as it’s gatekeeper and caregiver…the sister, a happy and knowing recipient. These kids remind us of what it is like to […]

A 3 minute look…..We tend to steer clear of thinking about these things, yet there are effects or impacts on the costs of the “death biz” .   We take no position here, but share this as an interesting look at some statistics, and really fascinating […]

The “Power of Words” to change a thought , an experience, a mind, a life, and perhaps even a death is….well, powerful. Here, a blind man is ignored until a stranger changes some words on his sign.  See what happens… Learn more about how YOU […]

2:53 Seconds to Empathy Most of us haven’t ever really thought of “sympathy” and “empathy” as that far apart in meaning. We tend to lump them together, but  Brene Brown’s words in this lovely, funny animation shows us how how far apart they can be… […]

It’s a silly debate really, but not a silly subject.

I distinguish the two because there are questions that will never be answered [at least not to everyone’s mutual satisfaction], so why enter into an often heated debate about something that is unknowable (until we get there..and even then…). Opinions expressed are fine, but on this topic, it can sometimes get nasty.

There is a club for those of us who CHOOSE to work with people who are dying. “Work” may mean for hire or for volunteering one’s time–but it is a choice to do so.