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“Great Gig in the Sky,” Formerly Known as “The Mortality Sequence”:Pink Floyd's meditation on death and dying
Congress Attacks D.C. Death with Dignity Law:The House Appropriations Committee has approved a measure repealing the bill
Announcing the 6th Annual Art of Dying Conference in NYC:Presented by the Open Center, the three-day event will be held October 13 through October 16, 2017
Author Archives: Kelly Larsen (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)
Pete KL's "Memoro" pieces offer a unique way to celebrate one's memories
Commemorating the the memory of someone with a home altar is healing, whether it’s reflecting on the places and moments we’ve been with them in our lives or the gifts they have given us. New York-based designer Pete KL recognizes … Continue reading
How Reiki and Qigong can help soothe and heal both the grieving and the chronically ill
Michelle Wallace has been teaching Pilates since 2004 and also offers Reiki and Qigong sessions. She holds a BA from UC Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. Kelly: First of all, could you tell us a … Continue reading
Emily Dickinson perfectly captures the numbness we experience after the passing of a loved one
My post last week was about letting go of sorrows in order to be happy, and to fully appreciate the good experiences in life. While this is an important stage to come to, it’s certainly not what immediately follows a … Continue reading
Joyce Carol Oates sheds light on this important stage of grief
In a recent post, I wrote about the influence of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’s Five Stages of Grief; and while reading through the stories of one of Joyce Carol Oates’s collections, Sourland, I came across yet another short story which has, at … Continue reading
Carl Dennis contemplates both in "Eternal Life"
Reincarnation and ghosts are two end-of-life subjects I haven’t touched on much in this column. But Carl Dennis’s “Eternal Life” tackles both in a playful, pondering manner. This also means that he goes back and forth on his views. Initially, … Continue reading