My Celebrant Manifesto

by Elaine Voci, Ph.d, Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant® I was inspired to write a manifesto after reading a transcript of the most recent broadcast of “On Being” with Krista Tippett, featuring an article titled “The Monk Manifesto” by guest contributor Christine Valters Paintner ( in which she spoke of living life with intention, and having a... Continue Reading →

Life-Cycle Death Doula

By Anne-Marie Keppel, Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant®, Death Doula- Vermont USA The death doula calls I receive on a regular basis are not for the faint of heart. Without a consistent self-care and meditation regime I would feel a constant heartache. I am approached in grocery stores, I receive emails, social media messages, phone calls- all... Continue Reading →

Eco-Spiritual Heritage

Guest Post by David Behn, son of Thomas Behn - Eschenburg, Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant® Growing up in Panama was a bit like living in a bubble. Not only because it was always heavily humid outside, and one always sought refuge in air-conditioned closed spaces, but because of the social composition. My dad worked for a... Continue Reading →

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