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Cathy Wurzer

Purposeful Living

Impermanence Goes Viral

Congratulations! We made it through a stretch of several days that saw our lives change faster than the weather in Minnesota. The speed at which we saw the sports world go dark, schools and large scale events cancel, and the stock market plummet was stomach churning. Experts say our lives…
Cathy Wurzer
March 16, 2020
NewsPurposeful Living


We have an idea! Who’s with us on this!?! In a tumultuous and frightening week, I wrote about this moment in our lives and how it could serve as catalyst for change. I was thinking about the tenets of this organization, End in Mind Project. Our emphasis on honest conversations,…
Cathy Wurzer
March 13, 2020
Purposeful Living

Uncharted Waters

At my core, I'm a journalist. As a journalist, I have the great privilege and weighty responsibility to bear witness to and make sense of news events in our community and in our nation. Journalists, it's been said, write the first draft of history. Given the fast paced and anxiety…
Cathy Wurzer
March 12, 2020
Artful Living and Dying

These Shoes were made for Healing

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we recently asked readers to tell us how art has helped them navigate loss and grief and how painting, photography, writing, sculpture has led them to healing. We think art can be a powerful lens with which to look at our mortality and working…
Cathy Wurzer
March 3, 2020

A Puddle of Angels

I was thinking of the old Beatles song "With a Little Help from my Friends" during the recent End in Mind retreat held at a beautiful facility near Excelsior, Minnesota.  We convened a group of smart, creative and soulful visionaries to chart an exciting future for our little non-profit. One…
Cathy Wurzer
January 29, 2020
Purposeful Living

A toast to 2019!

While our name might reflect conclusion or resolution, 2019 was a mix of that and lots of bright beginnings for the End in Mind Project. 2019 marked the launch of End in Mind as a 501c3, not-for-profit organization with a spiffy new logo and moniker PLUS both are trademarked!  We…
Cathy Wurzer
December 31, 2019
Guest Blogs

Taking Life from Death (A guest blog)

Cathy writes: We're thrilled to welcome someone new to the End in Mind community. Mary Madill's work speaks to me and I think it will to you too. Mary describes herself as a "seeker, a teacher, and an artist on a journey of self-discovery. I love questions, conversations, and exploring life’s…
Cathy Wurzer
December 29, 2019