Category Archives: Inspiration

Conquer Death Here and Now

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that … Continue reading

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To learn to die is a profitable science

Thou shalt understand that it is a science most profitable, and passing all other sciences, for to learn to die. ~ Heinrich Suso As long as there is something we want to get out of life before we go – … Continue reading

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Suggestions for preparing for dying

Dear Dying Person, This letter isn’t from your pastor or a relative, so you’ll notice right away I don’t say how sorry I am or extend my sympathies. It isn’t hardness of heart. We just don’t know each other. But … Continue reading

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Practice Dying: An exploration of conscious living & dying

By John Griffin, Ph.D. The above quotation, attributed to Plato as his final instruction to his disciples just before his own death, is an admonition we should all take to heart. It implies not only our behavior at the time … Continue reading

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I have made a room ready in my heart

I have made ready a room Here in my heart With walls of warmth and windows of color

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A meditation for loved ones who have died

Universal Meditation for All By Tulku Thondup The following meditation is based on principles of Buddhism, but have been tailored to be universal and multi-religious. In the sky above, imagine that you are seeing the source of blessings in the … Continue reading

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