Feathers and Found Things

Feathers and Found Things

Coming to the Website Will Holsinger is an author, attorney and artist, not necessarily in that order. This website is devoted to his personal reflections and writings, focusing on his book A Life Well Lived, A Death Well Met and on his Feathers and Found Things,...

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Sitting Vigil

Sitting Vigil

Waiting my turn to sit silent with Bill He is waiting, too but not for you or me Bill is waiting for the path to be clear the light to be bright the curtain to be opened wide to be called home I am merely a companion for the briefest of moments, perhaps witness to an...

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Feathers and Things

Feathers and Things

Nature’s beauty and bounty comes in many forms. Artist and author Will Holsinger combines feathers, driftwood, crystals, and found materials to create an esthetic to fill the nooks and crannies of our personal spaces with reminders of these miracles. Much of his work...

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Styles of Meditation

Styles of Meditation

Meditation is practiced in cultures all over the world. Although the practice has ties to many different religious teachings, meditation is less about faith and more about freeing oneself from inner conflict, becoming aware and achieving peace. Meditation continues to...

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Hospice and Creativity

Hospice and Creativity

Creativity is the ability to produce or use new and unusual ideas in original and productive ways. Every volunteer and professional involved with hospice and hospice care participates in the support of the hospice patient, their family and friends, relying on their...

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Where Do You Turn

Where Do You Turn

Where do you turn, what road do you follow When there is no map to guide you? Turn to the sun each morning, rest at mid-day And follow it to twilight; there is no surer way.

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Death in 2020 – 21

Death in 2020 – 21

Does death seek us out Impatient, intolerant of our delay A lunar eclipse, blocking the sun Creating its own shadow? Does death wait for us Pausing at the edge of the wood Bathed in cooling shade Watching, calm, compassionate? Surely, the world of COVID, The world of...

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Tales of a Black Cat on Hallow’s Eve

Tales of a Black Cat on Hallow’s Eve

My name is Robbie. I’m a black cat with green eyes. Most of the year, I live quietly and peaceably enough. Imagine what it’s been like for me, though, these past 12 years on All Hallow’s Eve, assigned to this life as a black cat with green eyes. Try as I might to stay...

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Death is Our Teacher

Death is Our Teacher

The important things are not world peace, an end to hunger and poverty, or other issues affecting billions of people. The important things are the smile I'm sure I saw as you waited for me, the honey bee finding just the right flower, and the butterfly just emerging....

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