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Peggy Harris learned of her husband’s legacy 68 years later– she waited and wondered. Had it not been for some family member’s curiosity, and the power of “asking again and being determined to find the truth”–she may have never known that a county far away […]

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… […]

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.

It almost couldn’t have been any other way, could it? Though I wish it were for him and his family. The fact that Martin Luther King died the way he did almost cosmically puncutates the point of his life’s work, doesn’t it?  And to this […]

It’s 2:08 in the morning and I am  in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit of the Robert Wood Johnson University waiting room, in New Brunswick, NJ. I feel like I am in the middle of a miracle. Our dear friend Harry is getting a new heart as I write […]