Tag Archives: Birth and Death

“Hospice matters. The end of life deserves as much beauty, care and respect as the beginning.”

-- Anonymous
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In Adelaide’s Memory

A grieving mother finds comfort and purpose in creating clothing for children lost through pregnancy

When Keira found out she was pregnant with identical twin girls, her joy doubled. There were two car seats, two cribs, two minds — Keira’s and her husband’s — coming together to figure out how to help these girls find … Continue reading

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Metaphors on Death

Cultural beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife dictate how people around the world experience and ritualize the end of life.

A common tactic for understanding the complexity of death and end-of-life is to liken it to other parts of life that are a little simpler to comprehend. Though this is done commonly across cultures, the metaphors used differ from culture … Continue reading

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