Program Success Story

The Living Well Dying Well program launched successfully into its second year. Twelve participants gathered at the Church of Truth (COT) in Victoria, BC for this enlightening and engaging 12-week program. Each week focused on end-of-life concerns for seniors and their...

In the Company of Strangers

by Kim Holl When was the last time you had the opportunity to enter into deep meaningful conversations in the company of strangers? When did you last have the chance to dive in and explore end-of-life issues, befriending death, green burials and legacy making? If you...

Part 2: No Fuss, No Funeral, No Service

PART 2 No fuss, No funeral, No Service  by Penny Allport |  Life Cycle Celebrant No Fuss, No Funeral, No Service (please see previous newsletter for Part 1) Penny Allport Grief is a somatic experience, meaning our bodies, neurologically and physically are attuned to...

Changing Lives – One Journal at a Time

This past May, Bill Israel completed the 6th in a series of INTENSIVE JOURNAL® workshops at William Head Institution on Vancouver Island, BC. The program inside the federal minimum security prison is titled FOUNDATIONS For the Preparation of Personal Release Plans and...

No fuss, No funeral, No Service

PART 1 No fuss, No funeral, No Service  by Penny Allport |  Life Cycle Celebrant No fuss, no funeral, no service, are words I’ve heard for many years from parents and friends, to others nearing the end of life. Some feel this takes pressure off their loved ones and...