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A Time To Heal: A Grief Journal (Featured Book) No Comments

A Time to Heal, a grief journal was designed to help you remember the life of someone you love. When a loved one dies, it’s hard to know how to navigate the unpredictable waves of emotion that often follow. A Time to Heal, a grief journal is a place to reflect and write, to cry and to laugh as you remember someone who is much too important to forget. Preserving stories and priceless photos is one of the best ways keep memories fresh and celebrate life. The journey, bathed in timeless scriptures from God’s word…

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A Guide to Grief (Part One) No Comments

I lost my father when I was 8 and a husband at 32. In between there were siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends and pets. I consider myself something of a doyenne of death; as both therapist and doyenne, I am dismayed by the complete absence of any cultural container for loss. Living in a country that fears and avoids death leaves us awkwardly positioned to cope with it when our turn to mourn arrives. In light of this, I have created a guide for those who are grieving that I provide to grieving clients and at workshops, which I share below. I hope it will both aid…

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Funeral Planning Guide

This Funeral Planning Guide was created to assist you in the many aspects of planning a funeral. Within you will find all of the forms, checklists and information necessary to ensure that your final wishes are known…

Questions About Grief No Comments

We all do it countless times a day. You pick up the phone, a client comes in for a meeting, or you see someone on the street, and the first thing you say…

Funeral Planning Challenges 1 Comment

Key Funeral Planning Considerations and Challenges To have to plan a funeral is one of the toughest challenges of our lives.  Lots of people ask, who needs an End of Life Plan?  Here are the top 10 challenges to making funeral arrangements your family will be faced with should you choose not to make PreNeed Plan arrangements: In the large majority of situations, most do not preplan funeral arrangements in advance of your loved one’s death causing much stress on surviving family members. Critical decisions need to be made, and usually in a timely manner. There are usually many funeral planning options to consider, and the funeral costs can add up to significantly more than previously anticipated When struggling to coping with loss, making the most efficient and rational decisions is not always an easy task. There are often family members who are emotionally incapable of making many of key decisions given such an emotional and challenging situation. There may be family members who prefer to take control of these details, even though they may not be the appropriate person in many situations. There are usually multiple family members and loved ones involved, which often times can lead to disagreements given the added stress and emotions. When dealing with multiple family members and loved ones, it can be difficult to integrate religion, spirituality or personal wishes and preferences. Trying to plan for ”exactly what our loved one would have wanted” is often extremely difficult, especially considering the different opinions involved. When there are multiple people involved in planning the details of the memorial services, it can be challenging to agree on the location, funeral music, speakers who will be giving a eulogy, guests,funeral flowers, date and time, etc.   © 2010 FuneralResources.com. All rights reserved. Updated: