The Burning Light of Two Stars: Caregiving Insights with Laura Davis 
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 
10am – 11:30am PT/ 1pm – 2:30pm ET 

The Project wholeheartedly welcomes Laura Davis as a Guest Speaker in our ongoing series! This event will include a dialogue between Laura and our President Doug Wallace followed by Q&A.

Laura Davis, renowned author of The Courage to Heal, I Thought We’d Never Speak Again, and her compelling and deeply moving award-winning memoir, The Burning Light of Two Stars, will be speaking with our community as she delves into the profound journey of caregiving.

“Caregiving an elderly parent, especially against the backdrop of a difficult shared past, can be a bruising spiritual ordeal. We who must travel this territory don’t need any more sentimental narratives about it. What we do need is the healing medicine of truth-telling, and Laura Davis brilliantly and generously gives it to us. I literally could not put this book down.”

—Katy Butler, bestselling author of The Art of Dying Well

Laura will share poignant insights and invaluable learnings gleaned from her personal experience caring for her ailing mother, with whom she’d always had a challenging relationship. Drawing from the powerful narrative of her book, she will explore the complexities of love, resilience, and self-discovery in the face of adversity.

Join us for a talk that promises to be both heartwarming and thought-provoking, as Laura inspires and empowers with touching anecdotes and wisdom gained through navigating the challenges of caregiving a difficult parent. The talk will touch on caregiving someone with Alzheimer’s and end of life care. This is a great opportunity to connect with a compassionate storyteller and gain a deeper understanding of the universal themes woven into the fabric of human relationships.

There will be time for questions for those who register for the event. 

A private zoom link will be provided upon registration and we kindly ask that you do not share it as this is a fundraising event for Living/Dying Project. The event will be recorded and a replay link will be sent to all registrants within 48 hours of the event which you can download. The link will be available to view up until March 27th.

Proceeds go to sustain the ongoing work of the Living/Dying Project.

Thank you for your support! 

Meet the Speaker

Laura Davis is the author of seven non-fiction books, including The Courage to Heal, Becoming the Parent You Want to Be and I Thought We’d Never Speak Again. Her groundbreaking books have been translated into 11 languages and sold more than 1.8 million copies. In addition to writing books that inspire and change people’s lives, the work of Laura’s heart is to teach. For more than twenty years, at locations around the world, she’s helped her students find their voices, tell their stories, and hone their craft as writers. Laura loves creating supportive, intimate writing communities online, in person, and internationally. Laura Davis Website

Writing as a Pathway through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change: A Weeklong Retreat with Laura

Tuesday, May 7 – Monday, May 13, 2024

This retreat is for people who have come to a crossroads in their lives, due to the death of someone close, a loss like divorce, empty nest, or a move, an illness, a major life transition, shift in status, aging or simply the deep inner urge to chart a new course or make significant change in your life. If you’re feeling “ripe with uncertainty” or are in transition from one phase of life to another, this retreat is for you. Experience the power of healing, the gift of supportive community & the profound impact guided writing can have in facing the unknown with courage.

Current Living/Dying Project volunteers, and clients who are working with volunteers,
may attend for free
and are encouraged to donate what they are able.

Email to register

May All Beings Benefit