A friend of mine lost her father this past week unexpectedly. After the service was over, she was talking to me about how she wished she had done things differently but she had no funeral ideas at the time. They had gone through so much shock and disbelief that when it came time to planning […]

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The funeral or memorial service does not have to be the last time you honor your loved one through a special ceremony. At our house, we do special things all the time for those who have gone before us. Every holiday we light a candle for our loved ones and say a special prayer. We […]

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However painful it is to bid farewell to one who has died,                                                                                       […]

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Adding a tribute message to your loved one’s memorial is a wonderful way to honor their life.  Whether it is on a headstone, a stepping stone, or any other memorial, a quote or message about their life will help lift your spirit and future generations will appreciate. For example, my family placed a stepping stone […]

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Going through the visitation line at a funeral is overwhelming. Sometimes it’s the first time seeing the family since the death of your loved one. Seeing everyone so distraught is emotionally draining and can leave us feeling stymied when it’s our turn to meet the family in the visitation line. Prepare yourself to come face to […]

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