An Insistence on Life

A valuable companion to the increasingly popular discussions on death and dying, the poignant stories in An Insistence on Life will lead readers on a surprisingly uplifting journey into this delicate topic beyond traditional comfort zones. Read more...



Some Folk Say

Readers of all ages will enjoy the stories and poems from around the world and throughout time Jane Hughes Gignoux has brought together to assist in the process of making death a "friend."  Read more...

Published Articles

“Is a World Without War Possible?” Shift Network, July 2014.

“Tools for Peaceful Living,”, July 2014.

“The Power of Community: One Celebrant’s Story,” American Funeral Director, June 2008.

“Exploring the Information Age,” KOSMOS: An Integral Approach to Global Awakening, (Vol. VI, Issue 1) December, 2006.

“On the Rocks,” Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, CA, 

“Going Deeper,” IONS Review, # 61, Sept. – Nov. 2002.

“A Trip to Nevada,” Pilgrimage Through a Burning World: Spiritual Practice and Nonviolent Protest at the Nevada Test Site, by Ken Butigan, State University Press, 2003, pp.99-113.

“The Question,” The Children’s VOICE, a newsletter of Northern Lights Alternatives/Children with AIDS Care Program, Issue # 4, May-June, 1989.

“Letting Go of the Enemy,” In Context, Sequim, WA, Summer, 1985.