Tradition & Innovation
  • stone with the word remember on it on a tree stump
    Ritual for Donating the Organs, Body, or Tissue of Someone Who has Died, by Heather Paul

    May this gift bring light, hope, and healing to another’s darkness 

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    Ceremony for Receiving a Bone Marrow Transplant, by Heather Paul

    This ritual attempts to make space for the recipient’s uncertainty, the experience of facing mortality, and the hope for medical success

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  • person lying on hospital bed with caregiver by their side
    Loved Ones' Vidui, by Shayna Golkow

    The Vidui is a traditional confessional prayer recited by, or on behalf of, an individual whose death seems imminent

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    Rituals for Donating Blood and for Receiving Blood, by Lisa Lynn Vendeland

    May my simple act of giving blood sustain those in need

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