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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

The New York Open Center is presenting its 6th annual Art of Dying Conference in New York City from October 13 through October 16, 2017. Featuring well-known end-of-life experts such as David Kessler, Stephen Jenkinson and Henry Fersko-Weiss, the conference … Continue reading

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“We need scores of things to die every minute in order for us and our way of life to keep on going… Life doesn’t feed on life. Life doesn’t nourish life. Death feeds life.”

- Stephen Jenkinson
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Book Review: Die Wise by Stephen Jenkinson

Unflinching look at dying in North America offers something more powerful than comfort

You and I will die. This is a given, entirely proper…. But the manner of our dying is not a given. That, with deep labour, is up to us. This is one of the life gifts entrusted to us at … Continue reading

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How It All Could Be: A Work Book for Dying People and for Those Who Love Them

Stephen Jenkinson's little book offers mighty ideas to rethink dying and grieving in a death-denying culture

Stephen Jenkinson (MTS, MSW) is an author, teacher, spiritual activist, farmer, subject of the film Griefwalker, and former palliative care professional. His 2009 publication, 

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”Seeing the end of your life is the birth of your ability to love being alive. It is the cradle of your love of life.”

- Stephen Jenkinson
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Film Review: Griefwalker (2012) by Tim Wilson

The documentary presents palliative care counselor Stephen Jenkinson and his end-of-life care wisdom

  Griefwalker is a 2012 National Film Board of Canada documentary by director Tim Wilson. Filmed over a twelve-year period, the film chronicles Stephen Jenkinson’s work as a palliative care counselor, showcasing his perspectives on end-of-life care. The heart of … Continue reading

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