August 31 2020

By: Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, August 31, 2020

Much of my work centers around dying, death and grief, and as you’ll see below in the third part of a piece I wrote for the August 6 through 12 Centre County Gazette, that work fills my soul - as do many other things. 

Please understand that soul sharing does not need to be only about dying, death and grief to bring us fully alive. As I said, spirituality is a part of everything. My soul is also filled when I look into my family members’ eyes, go for a morning walk with my husband, go for a hike in the woods, and in any moment when I am fully present.

What fills your soul? I encourage you to notice and bring more of those experiences into your life, especially when you feel the weight of our current societal challenges. In addition, I encourage you to find safe communities that welcome your soul.
(First printed in August 6 through 12 Centre County Gazette)

Please visit our Bereavement Gatherings & Events page to see gatherings where we welcome your soul. I leave you this month with these words from writer Jean Houston, “We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released.”

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