What you’ll find here are thoughtful ruminations on the journey from life to the afterlife, on death and dying, if and how we will be remembered, why men struggle, and our wonderings about what lies beyond death. My role is finding wise people, interviewing them on the podcast, and sharing what we learn together. Sometimes practical, often not. It’s all here for you to enjoy, for free, with my thanks.
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These writings and films open a window onto my personal journey on death. My hope is that by glimpsing through it you will find a blessing, and perhaps, a path to your own treasure.
To all my guests and listeners, you have my most sincere thanks for being the most important part of this experiment. My hope for you is all good. As for me? I don’t know, but in some places, summer is endless.
There are some who, like Ophelia, fall into water and drown, their pale hands frantically waving inches below the glassy surface, as if to grasp the bright world beyond and pull it down around them. Those who breathe air and not water pass by and look, but cannot see what lies beneath.
Life. Taste it on your tongue. Harness the power of every moment. Feel every snowflake. Live with a vengeance, and you too will become…nearly superhuman.
There is a cost to war, measured in human life, and the victors possess the determination, perspective, and resolve to pay that cost for as long as it takes to win. We can, as humans, hold in one hand the horror, regret, and sadness that comes with the loss of life, while holding in the other the numb resolve to carry on.
“Home Sweet Death at Home” with Death Midwife Reverend Olivia Bareham, On How to Conduct a Respectful, Safe and Beautiful Home Death and Funeral
Eps. 035 | Rev. Olivia, and other death midwives like her, empower and guide families to reclaim the lost art and healing ritual of a home death and funeral.
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