National Home Funeral Alliance - Home funeral eduation

Green Burial Council - Education and advocacy for green burials

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Greater Kansas City - Education and support in making informed decisions about death-related services; price surveys of all local funeral homes

Funeral Consumers Alliance - National organization

Final Passages - Institute of conscious dying, home funeral and green burial education

Orphan Wisdom - Stephen Jenkinson author of Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul (2015), and other books and videos on spirituality, death and grief


Books on Funerals

Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death
by Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson (2011)
Consumer information regarding the funeral industry and laws, home funerals and green burials

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons From the Crematory
by Caitlin Doughty (2014)  

Books on Caring for a Dying Loved One

The Soul Midwives’ Handbook: the Holistic & Spiritual Care of the Dying
by Felicity Warner (2013)

Books on Spirituality

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: 20th Anniversary Edition
by Sogyal Rinpoche (2002)

Who Dies? An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
by Stephen Levine (1982)

Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul
by Stephen Jenkinson(2015)

The Grace in Dying: A Message of Hope, Comfort, and Spiritual Transformation
by Kathleen Dowling Singh (1998)

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing
by Bonnie Ware

Books on Grief

Embracing Death: A New Look at Grief, Gratitude and God  by Terri Daniel with Danny Mandell (2010)

Turning the Corner on Grief Street: Loss and Bereavement as a Journey of Awakening                      by Terri Daniel with Danny Mandell (2014)


Books on Near Death Experience

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife
by Eben Alexander, M.D. (2012)




CD-The Threshold Choir: Walking Each Other Home (2014)
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