Attending a Death and Dying dinner party was an amazing transformative experience. I went in not having any exceptions and left feeling more open, vulnerable, and like I had grown up just a bit more. The dinner gave me the opportunity to really feel the divine connection we all have with each other and showed me that I am not alone.
Laurel was instrumental in supporting me in creating a beautiful healing experience with the transition of my father. Her loving compassion, encouragement and innate understanding enabled me to let go with grace and joy and to embrace the exquisite beauty that I now understand the dying process can be. I felt cradled in her gentle loving heart. Thank you for guiding me with your Light."
Diana Heil, Administrator, Insight University
I am so grateful to have been exposed to these dinners. One of the qualities I appreciate about the DDD Parties is having a space where up to 12 individuals can come together and have a free flowing, non-judgmental conversation about death and dying. I have found that it is a space in which people who are hesitant (and sometimes even afraid) to speak about death along with those who are immersed in it (professionally or on a volunteer basis) join to simply share their experiences. The conversations span from clinical/professional knowledge spirituality.
I find this both educational and empowering. Empowering because attending these dinners helped me understand the choices I can make for myself and loved ones should terminal illness arise. It’s also taught me another level of acceptance and respect for the various ways we each deal with death and dying.