Tag Archives: Dying Wishes

How I Got My Mom Talking About Her Dying Wishes

The Go Wish cards are the best tool possible

Yep, it’s true. I could not get my own mother to talk about her dying wishes. Here I am, the founder of SevenPonds, where I live, eat and breathe the death and dying process. And yet I was failing with … Continue reading

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An Interview with Jerrigrace Lyons: The Introduction

One of the first home funeral consultants shares her wisdom

Jerrigrace Lyons is a family funeral guide and educator—one of the original pioneers of the home funeral movement. She is a founding member of the Home Funeral Alliance, and the founder and director of Final Passages, through which she both … Continue reading

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A Dying Girl Shares Her Bucket List, and In Doing So Gains a Chance at Completing It

Alice Pyne’s Blog About Her Struggles With Cancer Has Touched A Worldwide Nerve

One week ago yesterday, Alice Pyne, a 15-year old girl from Ulverston, U.K., started a blog called Alice’s Bucket List. The tagline reads: “I’m 15 and I have terminal cancer. I’ve created a bucket list because there are so many … Continue reading

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