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Join Me in Greening Death

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Raised by 106 people in 11 months
Hello everyone,

I’m Lucinda Herring.  I’m here because I’ve been asked to write a book about my work as a home funeral/green burial guide, and licensed funeral director, and the growing interest in more natural and sustainable after-death care.  I’m thrilled to be working with North Atlantic Books, a well known non-profit publisher whose books help transform consciousness and culture, and explore the relationships between mind, body, spirit and nature.  They are a perfect fit for me, and I’m so grateful for this opportunity.

 My book will help families and communities who wish to care for their own dead again, and to do so in ways that care for the earth and the environment as well. I will be writing about partnering with nature and drawing upon our own creativity,  instincts and presence at the threshold of death. And how comforting and beautiful and healing this can be, for the person who has died, and for all those left behind.  These more natural practices are part of “Greening death. ” They can help us find greater acceptance and closure, and even a lightness of being and joy in the midst of mourning. They help heal the heavy thought forms of fear and denial we all carry about death and bring us home to ourselves and to the Earth.

 This is a book whose time has come, and I am so happy to have the chance to share my stories, wisdom and practical guidance with a larger audience .

So here’s where you come in.  I hope to create a container of financial support that will enable me to complete my book in the coming months, and market it successfully afterwards.  If you cannot contribute financially, please hold me and the book in a positive field of blessing I can draw upon while I write. And share this video widely with all your family and friends to spread the word.  Both would be wonderful means of support. 

The book is scheduled to come out late fall 2018. I’ll be creating regular updates here on this site, and sharing readings and inspirations with supporters along the way.  So join me in this exciting venture, and become part of a movement for positive change and transformation in how “we do death” in our society today.

THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH.  And blessings to you all.

Video by Ross Chapin, Deborah Koff-Chapin- Thank you!
Photo Credits in Video - Thank you to all!
Claire Turnham    www.onlywithlove.co.uk
Dana MacInnis, Tristan Senuik, Jeanne Lepisto
molesfarewelltributes.com/74/Greenacres-Memorial-Park.html, White Eagle Memorial Ground: naturalburialground.org/
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A friendly reminder that I am doing a reading from my book tonight, April 3rd, 7 pm at Freeland Public Library, Freeland, WA. Would love to have you there if you are local. And I will be sending out excerpts to those of you from afar. Thank you again for your incredible support of me and the book. I'm so grateful.
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Hello all my dear donors. I wanted to send you an update about my book. I will be doing a reading, as I promised, Tuesday evening April 3rd, at the Freeland Library, Freeland WA at 7 pm... I know many of you are not local, and cannot be there, but I will send you excerpts afterwards, as a taste of what the book includes.

I want to thank you again, from the bottom of my heart, for your support of this project, and of my writing. If you know of anyone else who might still like to contribute toward the Go Fund Me, please share this with them. I would appreciate that so much.

I am sending blessings your way, with great gratitude.
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Dear friends and supporters, a wonderful new video has just come out, The Art of Natural Death Care, which documents the gifts of home funeral vigils and natural after death care. It's beautifully done, and well worth the time to see. I wanted you to know about it, since you are contributing to my book about this important work. Thank you all so much, again, for your support and blessing. Lucinda
The Art of Natural Death Care
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Join Me in Greening Death has reached 52% of its goal!
Thank you, thank you to everyone who has helped my project get to this wonderful milestone. I am busily writing everyday now, and will continue to update you all and do a few readings when summer wanes. Please keep sharing with all your friends and networks - anyone who might be interested in the pioneering death work. May all the blessings you have sent my way come back to each and everyone of you a thousand fold! Lucinda
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