This organization has created some stunning documentaries about the end of life, including “In the Realm of Death and Dreaming: Does Consciousness Continue After Death?” And coming in early 2022, parts 2 and 3 of this film series.
In August 2022 on the Best Life Best Death podcast, I spoke with Jan Booth, end-of-life nurse, coach, educator and musician. As a member of Threshold Choir thresholdchoir.org, she and others bring “kindness made audible” to the bedside of people at the end of life.
Jan shared the following resources:
This beautiful rumination on life, death, and the choices we make as we live is a deep summary on what is possible when we lean into our experience. The Five Invitations Ostaseski puts forth are: Don’t Wait; Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing; Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience; Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things; and Cultivate Don’t Know Mind. “These Five Invitations can be understood as best practices for anyone coping with loss or navigating any sort of transition or crisis; they guide us toward appreciating life’s preciousness.” Gorgeous, spiritual-minded read.
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