World Death Rituals

Knowing how a culture views death and how it remembers the deceased helps us understand many things about that particular country and its people. Any time you plan on visiting a country outside your own, it is good to learn about the basic thought patterns regarding...

Estin

We embrace talking about our son Estin and our experience of loosing our precious baby. To preface the story, I had a picture perfect pregnancy- no morning sickness, walking 4-6 miles day for the majority of my pregnancy, target weight gain, and you could not even...

Cherry Tree Bracelet

At my little home on a pond in Virginia, my brother-in-law, with my little sister, pruned the very old and partially dying Cherry Tree in the back yard. I see the tree through every window in the back of the house. The Cherry Tree, I came to realize, is the focus of...

Personalized Memorial Wind Chimes

Nowadays, sympathy gifts are growing in popularity and customization. In that case, personalized memorial wind chimes have become one of the best choices. Due to its soothing and soulful tunes, it has turned into a popular decorative item in any home. It’s an...