To have an interest in death and dying does not imply a morbid fascination with the end of life. It suggests a deep reverence for the life we are all lucky to live, even if only for a short time. In assisting individuals and families through the dying process, we are also showing them how to continue living.
Bill starting writing stories for his granddaughter when he realized she was having trouble pronouncing certain letters, and he turned them into a book, Stories for Amanda.
Stone soup is simple: Each person contributes just one ingredient to a pot containing water and a stone. Through cooperation and involvement of an entire community, a nourishing, delicious meal for all is created. Today in Soweto, South Africa we had the privilege of seeing this children's story come to life.