My Experience with End of Life and Death (Part 2): How to Plan A Funeral

My Experience with End of Life and Death (Part 2): How to Plan A Funeral

No one wants to plan a funeral but planning a funeral can be quite therapeutic and cathartic. It is a way to show your love and appreciation by creating a ceremony that celebrates their life. Funeral homes are not the only way to have a funeral service. There are green burials, home funerals, cremations, so many different options that perhaps are not on people’s radar. I share my experience thinking through preparing for my mother’s imminent death and funeral. There’s so much stuff that needs to be done but to be able to honor her by thoughtfully creating a ceremony that highlights the love that she gave was heartwrenching but also fulfilling. How can we plan a funeral that is meaningful?

I’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas in the comments section below.

We are so pleased to be partnering with the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Christopher Kerr has a new book coming out in February 2020 Death is But a Dream: Finding Hope and Meaning at Life’s End. You can order the book here! You can watch Dr. Kerr’s popular TED Talk I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying (please note that the Amazon link is an affiliate link – should you choose to purchase through this link I will receive a small commission that helps me to continue to create more videos. This will come at NO COST to you. Thanks for the support!)

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