Healing from Loss

Healing from Loss

Losing a loved one is never easy. Having a strong support system can dramatically help cushion the blow. Consider the following contrasting stories: Mike, a successful businessman in his early 60s, lost his 34-year-old son, Jason, tragically...

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Funeral Director

Funeral Director

What a Funeral Director does… Do you know what a Funeral Director does for you? A Funeral Director is there to help you through the entire funeral process. Whether you have never had to make funeral arrangements before, or you’ve been...

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After the Funeral

After the Funeral

Another sunrise… My sisters and brothers and I met at the house the day after Mom’s funeral. With both Mom and Dad now gone, we needed to clean the house and sort through personal items before everyone returned home to various parts of the...

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The Loss of a Spouse – Part 1

The Loss of a Spouse – Part 1

A 50/50 chance, to any gambler, is a pretty good bet. But did you ever stop to think that if you are in a significant relationship, there is a 50/50 chance that you will eventually grieve the loss of your partner. Listen to some of the stories of...

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Good Grief!

Good Grief!

There is a good chance that when you have given any thought to grief it is usually in negative terms. A woman said to me recently, “I hate feeling this way!” Most people do. Grief is such a mix of intense emotions that most people wish they could...

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The Grieving Family

The Grieving Family

“Of all the events in a family, including birth, baptism, confirmation, bar mitzvah, graduation, or marriage, death is the one which we anticipate the least.” Why is this? Well, whether it is an expected or sudden death, we don’t want to prepare...

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