Donate and Help Save Lives

At some point in our lives, we’ve all been filling out paper work and been asked on whether we would like to be an organ donor. Many don’t see why it is important and just check know without thinking the question through. When the reality is there are numerous benefits to being an organ donor. […]

The Benefits of Taking out a Life Insurance Policy

As the famous quote goes, “It’s better to be safe than sorry.” In regards to you or a family member’s life, nobody wants to think about anything bad ever happening to them, but sometimes, unfortunately, tragic things do happen. It is inevitable that unexpected things will happen in life, so it is much better to […]

The Benefits of Working With a Grief Counselor

When a loved one passes away, it’s natural for there to be a lot of feelings to deal with.   Everybody grieves in his or her own way and some handle that better than others. For those struggling with the loss of a friend or a family member, a grief counselor would be a very […]

Gifts to Send in a Time of Grief

  During a time of grief, a person and even a family is fully saddened and unlike their normal self. Sometimes, a person may want to be alone, and sometimes, they want to be surrounded by friends and family members; everyone handles grief differently. Sometimes, a simple message such as “I’m here for you, let […]

Cremation versus Burial: Which one is for you?

When the time comes for you or a beloved family member or friend to leave this earth, there are a few different ways in which you can leave a memorial in place. You want to carefully weigh out the options because this decision will be the last and final remembrance of this person, which will […]

What is Appropriate Attire for a Funeral?

  When attending a funeral, it’s best if you dress up to show honor and respect for your beloved family member or friend. Generally, guests at a funeral wear darker, more subdued colors to show that they are in a state of mourning for the loss of their loved one. More recently, people have started […]

Tips for Funeral Conductors Leading a Service

Typically, a pastor or priest leads a funeral. The job involves directing people’s attention toward God at a time when they’re bereaved and want hope that their loved one is in a better place.   While reading scriptures can provide comfort to the people in attendance, it’s also a good idea to let family members […]

Writing an Obituary: Things to Consider

An obituary is never something that one enjoys writing. It encompasses a lot of different things into one, those things being a notice of death, a story of that person’s life, a record of the family left behind, pertinent information regarding the services and a thank you to all those involved in helping. Writing something […]

What are the Best Flowers to Send for a Funeral?

In times of mourning, there are few things that can ease the loss of losing a loved one. Allow the gifts you give to the family express your sympathy and compassion. Sending flowers in memory of a deceased loved one is a thoughtful and traditional way of showing your sorrow. Sending standing floral arrangements, basket […]

Why You Should Have a Memorial Service

Funeral Services

  A memorial service provides a chance for friends and family of the deceased to mourn, to remember their loved one and grieve for their loss. Memorial services are held for the living, not for the deceased, which is why family members of the recently deceased should plan a service that is most comfortable for […]