To Tell or Not To Tell

From Guest Blogger, Dr. Jennifer Clark! To Tell or Not To Tell…that is the question. As a physician, I am privileged to be able to meet people and be welcomed to bear witness to the most vulnerable aspects of their lives.  Unfortunately, as a result, I am often responsible for the delivery of bad news.  […]

Our New Memorial Garden

I LOVE THIS SPACE. I love it. And after nearly 8 years of looking at it with anxiety and avoidance, that’s saying a lot. This area used to be a void. Undeveloped and barren. Not helpful to the unique serenity of the chapel and labyrinth and the beauty of our campus. But it had potential, […]

Encouraging the conversation

In October 2016, we hosted our annual public education series, Dying Dialogues, in collaboration with Tulsa City County Library, Phillips Theological Seminary and Arts Alliance Tulsa. Our four organizations came together to promote the hard conversations we all need to have. “This year’s series focused on an interactive public art project, the “Before I Die…” wall, and three presentations […]

Cherishing Every Moment

Sitting in our interdisciplinary team meeting last week, I was struck anew by the vastness of the personal experience of dying and grief. I heard the story of a guest whose family closely monitored, and sometimes challenged, every dose of comfort medication given, constantly fearing that too much medicine would rob them of precious time […]

Fresh image, Enduring Mission

Fresh image, enduring mission  –  Welcome to our new website! Over the past few weeks, we’ve rolled out a new look for Clarehouse communications. For 9 months, we’ve engaged in a rebranding process to better represent our message to the community. We are excited to share this new look that captures the heart of Clarehouse […]