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For Here, Please | Bring Out Your Dead: A Simple Ritual for You

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

I find this a simple and brilliant combo, one we can take a cue from as we turn our awareness to ghosts, saints, or souls in these last days of October and first days of November. Whether we celebrate the Day of the Dead, Samhain, All Saints Day or All Hallows Eve. The combo is this: being mindful of death and being fully alive. And that combo is your FHP activity for this week, should you choose to accept it. [...]

A Picnic in Paradise

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Every year, I fail to observe my father’s deathiversary. I am usually reminded of it when my sister tags me in a picture on Facebook. She’s so good. Hawaiian Asian [...]

Personal Essay | Singing On a Grave

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Anne E. Johnson Thanks to Baltimore’s late September heat, the grass over my late sister’s plot was already hard and nubby only a month after her burial. Or maybe the [...]

The Inner Adventuress | The Perfect Grief

January 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Inner Adventuress is a new column about following the call to adventure inside ourselves by Amy Gigi Alexander. Grief is an odd bird—sometimes flightless; other times [...]

The Color Wheel of Grief

March 13, 2015 // 6 Comments

Katie Devine’s writing has appeared on sites including Huffington Post, Role Reboot, XO Jane, Medium, The Manifest-Station and Thought Catalog. She chronicles her travels [...]