Monday, March 15, 2021
6:00pm–7:30pm PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)
a monthly program
Death is one of the most difficult transitions we make, but often we hesitate to even discuss it. Not talking about dying can have a negative impact on our mental health and the way we live our lives, particularly now as the Covid Pandemic has brought the fragility of life front and center. Being open about our fears can help us develop the tools we need to prepare us to meet loss with courage and compassion.
This ongoing program will create an opportunity to discuss the many aspects of death and dying and go in-depth to study and contemplate death with an aim to decrease fear and develop tools to cope with the end of our own lives as well as to help loved ones and other community members who are struggling with loss.
In this next session we will begin with a meditation on "the best case scenario" and then we will begin a discussion about three very practical things we can do now to help us to prepare:
We are using the Zoom video conferencing system for this event. Please register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Janice Polizzi is a long time Buddhist Practitioner who has 18 years of experience sitting at the bedside in hospice care.
MaryEllen Kirkpatrick is a Buddhist practitioner, Spiritual Program Coordinator at Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center, with experience in hospice.
This is a free event. Donations are appreciated.