Dancing with Grief, Loss Sorrow and Dying Workshop

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Activities
Dancing with Grief, Loss Sorrow and Dying Workshop

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Writes of Passage workshop

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Uncategorized
Writes of Passage workshop

Writes of Passage Journal Workshop

Altamont Theatre a new experimental theatre experience “DYING to LIVE”

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized
Altamont  Theatre a new experimental theatre experience “DYING to LIVE”

WE are here to absorb story telling through experimental theatre of Dying to Live.We are looking at images, at actors, each other, feeling sound, lights; it is not a definitive interpretation. Experimental theatre is part absorbing, part feeling and integrating. Standing by all of it, and then claiming it for ourselves. This is OUR theatre. these are […]

Death Cafe and Dying to Live Theatre a new collaboration

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized

Third Messenger deepens the conversation in Asheville Death cafe has been our inspiration and will continue as our primary activity and is scheduled for this Thur at MAHEC see https://www.facebook.com/deathcafeasheville and the 22nd of Feb at Dobra Tea. A new expression is unfolding for Asheville and the conversation of Dying to Live. It has become increasing clear […]

Last Picture Show a transperformance experience

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Uncategorized
Last Picture Show a transperformance experience

The Last Picture Show Why we created the Last Picture Show James Hillman a philosopher on the psychology of the soul in his later works on Jung’s Red Book “The Lament for the Dead” became the force that inspired this piece in remixing cultures that have embodied the image in honoring their dead; an inspiration […]

Before I die hits Downtown Asheville

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 in Uncategorized
Before I die hits Downtown Asheville

As more of the Asheville community engages in the movement around holding sacred the art of dying and the conversation that brings dying into daily living new experiences/expressions are also entering the landscape. Before I die is just such a project. It is a public arts project that began in New Orleans and has circled […]

Death Cafe a force of compassion

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Uncategorized
Death Cafe a force of compassion

A Hospice Social Worker Inspired at Death Cafe A Testimonial re: Death Café in Asheville at Co-Luminate Jan 19th 2014 Third Messenger with deep gratitude wanted to share this so that others  may begin to sense the depth of simply being engaged in opening to the beauty of a shared humanity in story telling about […]

The five Regrets and Fifth Regret KOAN

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Holy Ground
The five Regrets and Fifth Regret KOAN

These five regrets can be thought of hybrid – Koans borrowed to engage consciousness sans the formal rigor of an audience with a Zen Roshi.  The human condition gets into stages of grasping and unfulfilled desires. Our relationship to these five regrets as inquiries can act as pointers for those attractors or detractors which grip […]