Episode 5 – Alexandra Grace Derwen

In this podcast Sinead talks with Alexandra Grace Derwen – A birth and End of Life Doula. They are a writer, a poet, the founder and lead facilitator of sacred circle community interest company which holds courses in circle to help prepare people to accompany the dying, to lament the dead and hold meaningful ritual and ceremony throughout the dying death and grief process. They are also an author currently writing a series of Lost Rights books – the first of which has just been published – Lost Rights, Ceremony and Ritual for Death and Dying, with a second one due out soon called Lost Rights of Land Place and Space. This podcast is full of gold – full. Alexandra masterfully and beautifully articulates the connections between grief and the competencies of tending to grief with community, belonging, social justice and so much more.  Please gift yourself with these sacred 90 minutes with Alexandra and hear about this absolutely essential and deeply important work that our world so needs right now. More links below to look deeper and enjoy the podcast. 

Oaks and Angels are creating death and grief literate communities | Patreon
Ceremony & Ritual | Sacred Circle
Red Tent End of Life Doula Preparation
Lost Rites: Ceremony & Ritual for Death & Dying | wysewomen publishing
End of Life Doula Training – The Song House