Each of the questions resonated with me, but number 13 had a special ring to it. I had been sitting for an hour or two pondering my responses to the first 12 questions, then came [...]
“Hey! Weren’t you one of the frontliners in that organization of people who want to make a “last will pill” available to its members to realize their self-chosen death when their time has come? ...
Stephen Jenkinson is een verhalenverteller, een ontmoeting met hem is een belevenis.
What moves me in Jenkinson’s work is his activist tone of voice. “It’s not success; it’s not growth; it’s not happiness; it’s the love of life that cradles the moment that signifies the end is [...]
The crucible of making human beings is death. Every culture worth a damn knows that. It’s not success; it’s not growth, it’s not happiness; it’s death.
So I’m telling you that I believe the depression, which is misdiagnosed all the time, does not come from the fact that we are dying; It comes from the fact that we are dying here… now…
Letting Go In Love – A Story of Living and Dying, Celebrating and Grieving, and Finding a Way Forward
My Father’s Wish To Die In Dignity – A Story About Euthanasia and Letting Go Of Life In Love by Patricia Koster
‘So here’s the dilemma” Stephen Jenkinson addresses his audience in the documentary ‘Griefwalker’; ‘The old scheme of pain and symptom-management was going to be the magic bullet, meaning people will be able to die well. The consequences being what?...
The National Expertise Centre for Dying is a non-profit organisation. The 4 women behind the foundation, Ineke Koedam, Els den Outer, Lyda Westenbrink and Ineke van der Ouderaa, regard it as their mission to create a contribution to the quality of living for every person who is dying by giving insight in the process of dying as well as enhancing the knowledge and wisdom in relation to the end-of-life experience.