How to go to a funeral

How to go to a funeral

Talking with my friend Kara – she’s 30 – some time back, it dawned on me that she didn’t know how to go to a funeral.  That stopped me in my tracks. I had to take a moment and think about it. How does one know and what’s important?  Her friend’s dad had been...
Rest in Peace, meaningful goodbyes

Rest in Peace, meaningful goodbyes

RIP (Rest in Peace) is one of the oldest wishes. People who plan ceremonies with me have this wish at heart. They believe creative, meaningful ceremonies make a difference. RIP may be one of the English language’s most widely understood acronyms. For good...
Memorials in favourite places

Memorials in favourite places

I recently spent time at Brunswick Heads, a little NSW town with beachside streets, and a wonderful breakwater. Bruns for short. Bruns is a place people are fond of. and you see that in memorials placed at ground and eye level. A few memorials At the gate of the...