Solitude and Healing


    Solitude is a potent healer. Men will tend to gravitate towards solitude and process their losses as they do. It is amazing to me that even though many of us use solitude on a regular basis it is not seen or recommended as a way of healing. It is very clear that the worlds […]

When Science Eases the Mind


by Avi Z. I am a children’s book writer and my husband, Peter, is a science enthusiast. Our left-brain/right-brain interpretations of the world usually complement each other, but at precisely 6:15 p.m. on October 24th, 2002, our lives were shaken so severely that the natural order of things could not be sustained. We were all […]

Grief and Powerlessness

by Mary Zemites One of the most distressing aspects surrounding the death of someone we love is the overwhelming sense of powerlessness. The realization that we could not prevent this death and will not be able to prevent the future deaths of other people we love is profound. Independence, productivity and being in control are […]

Unique Military Funeral – New Zealand

Watch this video to see a highly masculine way to say farewell. Strong movements and vocalizations are prominent. One can feel the honoring and respect that is in the air. Each man doing his individual part in a larger ritual that gains power from the many. It is not hard to guess that each man […]