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God’s people practiced burial. In these verses, God is telling us to follow the Bible’s examples and it’s direct instructions.

Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning… 125 more words


Rising Through the Demise of a Close One

The pain of losing someone is unbearable since deceased cannot come back. Death to a person usually does not send any prior notice which makes the whole experience quite shocking for the friends and family.  477 more words


Be Smart While Organizing Funeral

Everybody needs compassion especially when they have a loss of life. Most of the people prefer hiring company for funerals as they are already suffering from emotional stress; moreover they don’t want to take any other pressure of arranging funeral. 264 more words


Flowers for the Dead


I gather flowers for the dead. I have been at this shady harvest for more than 30 years, training with the best: Martha deBarros from the Zen Hospice Project of San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC); Frank Ostaseski, cofounder of Zen Hospice and founder of the Metta Institute; and Roshi Joan Halifax, founder of Upaya Zen Center’s Being With Dying program. 613 more words


Funeral Director Training: "Wear Other Shoes"

Funeral directors meet with families during a time which most agree is very difficult.  Arranging the funeral of a loved one is stressful and often the necessary decisions made are clouded by varying emotions as well as grief.   378 more words

Funeral Blog


Heavy smoke in the air
Seemed a crowd was smoking
But the sound was confusing me
I guess somebody was crying

People chanting and crying… 62 more words

Writing & Blogging

Prompt for the Day: "Immortalized in Stone"

Why does the prompt for the day’s topic get me thinking about death?  The only way I could foresee being immortalized in stone, is if someone disobeyed my request to be cremated and decided to waste valuable land to bury me somewhere!   324 more words