Grieving

Confronting Life and Death: Buddhism AfterTalk 7.28.21

AfterTalk’s posts on grieving have been mostly based on Western traditions and Judeo-Christian values. This week and last we posted articles offering Hindu and Buddhist discussions of the grieving process.  Confronting Life and Death by Wolf Soujon, Germany “The life of a human being is fleeting,” writes Nichiren, “The exhaled breath never waits for the inhaled …

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How to make room for other people’s grief: A pandemic-era guide

Editor’s Note: AfterTalk’s posts on grieving have been mostly based on Western traditions and Judeo-Christian values. This week and next we are posting articles offering Hindu and Buddhist discussions of the grieving process.  How to make room for other people’s grief: A pandemic-era guide from the… At the workplace, the grocery store or in conversation, …

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For Father’s Day..John McCain’s Daughter’s Eulogy: AfterTalk 6.23.21

For Father’s day, I couldn’t think of a more eloquent statement of love and respect for a father than Meghan’s eulogy of her father–LL Meghan McCain at the National Cathedral, Washington, DC   For video, click HERE “The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for, and I hate very much to leave …

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How does grief affect the mind and body? AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

How does grief affect the mind and body? Julia Bochenski Editor’s Note: This article comes to us from Ashes Memorial Jewelry, an idea that has long intrigued me. In their words: “As for the memorial jewelry, we work in three different ways.  The first is to imprint the ashes onto the metal, the second is …

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