Half in US choose cremation as views on death change

Thursday, October 10, 2019
In 2016, just over half (50.2%) of Americans chose cremation, while 43.5% opted for burial, according to a new report from the National Funeral Directors Association. Though the trend is new, this... Read More

Why you should have a service...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Why would we allow the death of a loved one to pass without ceremony? Rituals are not optional to a healthy culture: they tell us where we’ve been, they bind... Read More

Things you should never say at a funeral

Monday, April 22, 2019
Death is an unpleasant and unwelcome inevitability of life, and its presence makes us feel uncomfortable like little else can. Even the most talkative of people struggle to speak to... Read More

The Value of a Funeral Service

Thursday, April 11, 2019
The FuneralHelps confirm the reality and finality of death.Provides a climate for mourning and the expression of grief.Allows the sorrows of one to become the sorrows of many.Is one of... Read More

6 Ways to Personalize a Funeral

Monday, April 01, 2019
Creating a meaningful experience is all about personalizing the funeral to reflect the life, values, relationships, and ideals of the person who has died. The beauty of personalization is that... Read More

Funeral Etiquette

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
A funeral is an emotional time for a lost loved one’s family and friends. If you have been invited to attend a funeral, it is helpful to know proper funeral... Read More

Why Is the Funeral Ritual Important?

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
“When words are inadequate, have a ritual.”  — Author UnknownRituals are symbolic activities that help us, together with our families and friends, express our deepest thoughts and feelings about life’s most... Read More


Thursday, February 21, 2019
“I am not sure if I should take my children to the funeral. What do you think?”It’s a question parents often ask me as a funeral celebrant. In this article, I... Read More

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