If you were tasked to give a eulogy during the memorial or funeral services, you are given this honor because you have a close relationship with the deceased. A eulogy is a speech that you say about your beloved who passed away. A few people find this painful to do, especially if it is a sudden death or the one who died is still too young. When a direct family member finds it difficult to control their emotions, you may be tasked to deliver a eulogy on their behalf. Read more
There is no need to dig deep into your pockets for a casket when you are planning a funeral. Yes, a casket is indeed one of the most pricey ticket items you will purchase for your dearly departed loved one. It is also the most challenging item to shop for because you get this sense of finality that your loved one is truly gone. Read more
A funeral is already an emotionally tough situation right from the start. This scenario is totally understandable because it is very painful to lose a loved one. Most people believe that memorial and funeral services are solemn affairs with people shedding a tear or two. However, many funeral directors digress and share that gut-wrenching cries, bloody screams, and even fights have erupted in front of the coffin with people throwing vases of funeral flowers at each other. These dastardly deeds push the intensity level from tense to almost toxic. Read more
This question is a tough subject that most of us do not want to think about at all. No one wants to take the initiative to discuss his or her own death, and it is also painful to think about planning the funeral of a loved one. Most who do make advance arrangements are usually people who are grappling with long-term illness.
Ask anyone who has faced an untimely death of a loved one, and this person will tell you that preparing for a funeral is stressful, especially since you will have to make some very tough decisions amidst your grief. Funeral planning is a huge responsibility that you want to carry out properly because it is your last send-off and final goodbye for your dearly departed loved one. Read more
When your loved one passes away, whether it is because of a long-term disease or a sudden unexpected illness, the last thing on your mind will be what casket to choose as the final vessel for your dearly departed’s remains. You will naturally be consumed with grief with your mind going blank and your emotions going on overdrive. Read more
When you’re busy with funeral planning, you may get confused about what to do. That is perfectly okay because everyone understands that you are in a great deal of emotional turmoil. Cut yourself some slack because you’re already doing well in spite of being under a great deal of pressure. No one expects a perfect funeral service. Read more
A lot of events come to mind when we think about picking flowers. Social events like a wedding, a christening, a debut, Proms, etc. all associate to carrying flowers since each flower symbolizes a meaning. Aside from these events, attending the funeral of your loved one is also not complete without bringing a flower. The most common flowers chosen in a funeral are red or white carnations, red rose, and any white flowers. Read more
Being a diverse region, Southeast Asia does not have a prevailing religion or ethnicity. Funeral customs, therefore, differ significantly even within countries, though most people follow Muslim, Buddhist, or Chinese tradition. Each Southeast Asian country has its own spin on these traditions, and they differ from country to country and even from village to village. Here are some of the different funeral services from Southeast Asian countries. Read more
When we were young, we were told stories about our creator and the first humans in the world. We believed that we would only have similar traditions with other people. But after years of discovery by people, they started to believe in their own God and some even created their own religion. Well, we wouldn’t like someone dying since some people who were left by their loved one may be left alone and so they should learn how to write eulogy since this is one of the important phases before completely burying the person.
Living in a world with different cultures and traditions, we’d probably the similarity we could have would be burials but no still different. Although some countries practice the same tradition, there places all around the world who has a different way to honor their loved one. Some of them are considered morbid but We can’t blame their religion and beliefs, can we? Here I have 7 different funeral traditions all around the world. Read more
A lot of us wished they were not human. Some preferred for them to be a bird to soar the sky, some want to be a lion so they can be a leader and an alpha, and some of us want to be a tree. Each passing day, a tree is being cut down to be made as our home or furniture. And not everyone is even encouraged to plant trees since it is very tiresome and some just don’t give much care. It’s time to change our tradition.
We can never say our life is well spent, not unless we experience death. In the last moments of our life, we would want to say our goodbye’s, thank you’s, and I love you’s to the people who loved, who cared for us, and who gave purpose to our life. Read more