Flagstaff May Death Cafe

The May 17th Cafe was attended by 29 enthusiastic patrons who enjoyed pineapple upside cake and round table conversations. Here are some snippets that patrons addressed:

*many perspectives on a 'good' or 'bad' death

*welcoming or resisting death and complexities of expressing that to family or friends

* the idea of valuing life above quality of life and how that shapes decision making and choices

*various fears about 'saying goodbye' and how to do that with grace

Some "take away" thoughts:

"When I am dying, take care of yourself so I don't have to."

"When I am present to death, life is so much fuller."

"At the Death Cafe, I feel a spiritual uplifting and enjoy being with others who are willing to have a meaningful conversation about death."

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