Death Cafe a force of compassion

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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 […]

Servant of the art of Dying

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Holy Ground | No Comments
Servant of the art of Dying

Being blessed years ago while living in California to have been part Seva and experiencing Ram Dass and his compassion was a great display of the force of character and a model for all of us. That compassion has been electrified since Ram Dass was gifted with his stroke. No longer a metaphor but a […]

A sacred drift into hidden waterfalls … My Healing journey

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Holy Ground | No Comments
A sacred drift into hidden waterfalls … My Healing journey

Grief, bardos and Hidden waterfalls… These things death has taught me. Living and dying has become my first noble truth in that we will all die. This teaching was my first and foremost one embedded in my psyche from the repeated daily sacred drift of being with someone I loved dearly and holding the fires […]

The five Regrets and Fifth Regret KOAN

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Holy Ground | No Comments
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 […]

… It takes a village, one heart at a time

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Holy Ground | No Comments
… It takes a village, one heart at a time

My inspiration for being with someone as a caregiver came from tending the fire , showing up with an open heart to care for my daughter  as a guidance system, a navigator , a way-finder within the dismembered  labyrinth of our current health system and a desire to journey with her to share in her […]

A Call to Being

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013 in Holy Ground | No Comments
A Call to Being

To respond to “being “ a call! What call? Now is a time within the community of caring humanity to nurture a healing consciousness, a compassion that engages each of us in the art of self care management. The heart of the matter Now is a time to be enriched in the art of healing […]

Giving Birth to a Dancing Star

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Holy Ground | No Comments
Giving Birth to a Dancing Star

An Adventure in metaphors: Our blog will take you on a journey,  an expedition into deeper realms , a sacred drift into a repertoire of metaphors:  Sacred Arts and texts for being and Dying.  As being Mythic, Story telling, Sacred Texts, Books of Living,  Books of the Dead, Dreamtime, Maps of Holy Ground, Inner Journals, […]