“Billy & Sue” – BJ Thomas (1966)

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This is a story about Billy and Sue
They were as in love as were any two
And yet Billy had to die
And when you hear the reason why
You’ll hang your head and cry Read more

What Are Your Options For Funding A Funeral Service?

You don’t need to be in a quandary when it comes to funding a funeral service. There are many options available for you today so it is needless for you to worry about the availability of money. Aside from the usual methods of financing such activity, new innovative methods have been developed to ease the financial burden of those who are already grieving because of the loss of a loved one. To help you get out of this financially trying situation, here are some options that you can use for funding a funeral service. Read more

What is Hospice care?

Death is not something most people like to talk about. Thinking of the death of your loved one can give rise to many emotional and spiritual issues. It’s not an easy topic to talk about when it comes to family and caretakers. When death is approaching we either sulk in grief, losing hope, fear leaving everyone or we live bravely till the end. Hospice is a gift to help grieving families share the end of life experience with personal care. Family members appreciate the support and care given to them by the Hospice staff in facilitating a peaceful death. Read more

“I Don’t Know How to Say Goodbye” performed by Linda Eder

The leaves must turn
The wind must blow
The heart must learn
When it’s time for the heart to let go
But when I think of you
My heart knows why
I don’t know how to say goodbye Read more

8 Fascinating Funeral Traditions Around the World

2531072604_9d3d5d6bccWe live in a beautifully diverse world. From religious and cultural practices to a plethora of beliefs, it’s what defines us a group and society.

For one, burials and funeral traditions vary from one country to the next. In fact, there are plenty of strange albeit fascinating funeral traditions around the world that continue to boggle our minds. This is the very reason why many tourists flock from one side of the world to the next.  Read more

Counselors Tips: How to Cope with Christmas Grief

30888073824_1f11593099Christmas is a joyous season for many. However, not everyone feels the same way. There are those who have just recently lost someone and the holidays may be nothing more but a time to remember what was lost. This becomes an exceptionally challenging time for them. Read more

Helpful Funeral Etiquette Tips

29450965401_15a6e4decbDealing with the death of a loved one is the most excruciating ordeal people go through. While it may be difficult for one to act in a supposed “certain” way when they lose someone they love, proper funeral etiquette remains as an essential part of the occasion particularly among those who are attending and offering their condolences. Read more

6 Celebrities Who Had Near Death Experiences

5595634322_968c2f4684Near death experiences never fail to leave people in awe and speechless. Sometimes, we find ourselves thinking what happens if we were in that situation, if it was us fighting for our dear life only to be given a second shot.

Undoubtedly, near death experiences of celebrities are even more interesting. They run the world, have infinite wells of riches and their lives, highly publicized. However, they’re no different from us when faced nearly with death. They are their most vulnerable. Read more

6 Crazy (Funny) Things that Ever Happened in a Funeral

26580185554_d446e549a1Funerals are undoubtedly mournful occasions. There’s nothing worse than losing someone near and dear to you. However, like all coins, there are two sides of it. Despite everything that’s burdening us during these trying times, humor has a way of injecting itself in crazy albeit entertaining ways. Read more

Transporting a Deceased Body in Canada

26695077496_96d0f2878e_mTo deal with death is to deal with something uncertain and almost uncontrollable. To say that it’s difficult is a complete understatement. That being said, it’s even more challenging when someone dies abroad. Read more