Death, Interview, Mourning, Podcast, Uncategorized

Episode 02: Analucía Lopezrevoredo

Analucía and I have known each other for five years. We have worked together, learned together, and traveled together. Even though I knew that her mother had died while Analucía was in her 20's, I never asked to hear her story. A photo of Gloria, Analucía's mom, (center) with Analucía (right) and her sister MJ… Continue reading Episode 02: Analucía Lopezrevoredo

Dead Words, Death, Dying, Mourning

Dead Language: Onen

There are many words and terms associated with Jewish death and dying. In “Dead Language” I’ll highlight a word associated with Jewish death and dying and explore it in some depth. Feel free to leave your own reflections and thoughts below. Onen (oh-nen) Origin: HebrewNoun: The name given to a person who’s loved one has died,… Continue reading Dead Language: Onen

Interview, Podcast, Resources for Dying

Episode 01: Dan Fendel

As I start this project, I'm reaching out to people who are connected to the end of life experience (whether professionally or through personal experience) and having conversations that are important, exciting, generative, and beautiful. It's become clear that what I am learning/hearing should be recorded and shared. Photograph of a microphone, headphones, and flowers… Continue reading Episode 01: Dan Fendel

Dying

Becoming a Death Doula (Sort of)

A little bit more about my journey into the space of death and dying.  In February 2019, I read an article in Bust Magazine titled “Death Doulas Guide People Through The End Of Life”. Simple, to the point, and it completely moved me. The knowledge that a Death Doula could be a person's role, my… Continue reading Becoming a Death Doula (Sort of)