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End in Mind takes the universal experience of dying to help you re-imagine what it means to live fully at any stage of life.

We’re back and this time with the story of a well known television news anchor in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area who has beaten back cancer not once, but twice. How KARE-11’s Randy Shaver is living with purpose, vibrancy and hope.

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How are you living through #Covid19 if you have a serious illness or are the caregiver of someone who is living with serious disease or even terminal illness? How is your life different and what are you discovering about yourself?

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Join Us For Our Thanksgiving Week Gratitude Challenge

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“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”  —Aesop Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. No gifts to buy and wrap, no pressure to massively decorate, no stress—just a whole lot of turkey and family time. But this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent surge of…

Longtime Palliative Care Chaplain Talks Life, Death, Healing (Guest Post)

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We are grateful to be able to share a deep and rich reflection from a now retired palliative care chaplain. Katie Herman worked at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis from 1996 to 2012 and as a member of its Palliative Care Team immediately after it formed in 2003. Then from…

Wounded by Loss. Uplifted by Love. Celebrating and Remembering the dead

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I was alone in the choir loft of St. Albert the Great Catholic Church. It was an All Souls Day Mass. I had carried the box of my Dad's ashes down the aisle of this same church eight months earlier and now in the choir loft, a tear or two…

How Pregnancy Losses Gave Way to Gratitude, Renewed Purpose

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When my husband and I were ready to have a child, we both assumed that it would be easy for me to become pregnant, and that the following year, we’d have a baby in our arms. After nine months of trying, we got the news we were hoping for. We…

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