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Book Review: “Fireflies” By David Morrell

The story of a father grieving for his son

“Fireflies: A Father’s Tale of Love and Loss” by David Morrell tells the story of David’s grief at the death of his 15-year-old son, Matthew. Six months before the opening scenes of the book, Matthew was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma. A … Continue reading

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Maurice Sendak: “I Am in Love with The World”

The Where The Wild Things Are author talks about living every day of your life in wonder and awe

Maurice Sendak was the embodiment of childlike whimsy, even in his final years. In fact, the beloved children’s author was more enchanted by the beauty of life as he got older. In an illustrated interview with “Fresh Air,” Sendak talks … Continue reading

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Solace and Stories

Deepak Chopra's Life After Death: The Burden of Proof offers more parable than proof

It is challenging, this whole living in the face of death thing. Our consciousness — which takes in all the incoming stimuli from the internal and external environments at whirling speeds and processes it into a cohesive structure we call … Continue reading

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Near Death Experiences: Glimpses of Eternity or Funny Business in the Brain?

The nature of NDEs excites believers and bewilders scientists

In order to live, singer and songwriter Pam Reynolds first had to die. Her brain aneurysm required a surgery that lowered her body temperature to a risky 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Her heart stopped and her EEG brain waves dwindled into … Continue reading

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The Reversible Destiny Foundation: Architecture as an Extension of Life After Death

Japanese designer Shusaku Arakawa melds death and design in collaboration with Madeline Gins

Japanese designer Shusaku Arakawa (1936-2010) declared that he and his partner Madeline Gins would never die. The duo pushed the boundaries of design for over 40 years, melding philosophy with architecture in buildings like Bioscleave House until Arakawa’s death at … Continue reading

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Celtic Dreamlands and Burial Rites

How Celts prepared for a wonderous afterlife in the otherworld

Although many cultures adorn the dead with material comforts like flowers, coffins, and well-pressed suits, these objects are generally meant to benefit those in grief. However, for the Celts, a society that spread across Europe and the British Isles from … Continue reading

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