A Celebration of Life Through Words; How to Write an Obituary.

An obituary is more than just an announcement in the newspaper. It’s the story and celebration of a person’s life, it’s a record of family history and it’s a notification of where and how respects can be paid. Take a look through the newspaper’s obituary section; notice the individuals that steal your attention. The notices that capture your interest will be the ones that focus on the individual, telling their story from the first sentence to the final phrase. Understandably, this can feel like an overwhelming task to even begin writing an obituary. Here are a few pieces of advice to help you get started and guide you along through the process. Talk about the individual. Tell the world who t

Someone Else Gets It.

It is important to understand that everyone's grief journey is their own, unique experience. A group of people may be grieving the loss of the same person, but when consoling each other it is important to remember that each person is experiencing their pain and processing their loss in a different way. Often sympathies get misconstrued, taken out of context and can offend when not fully thought through. Every now and then, we meet someone, hear a song, or read an article; and all we can think is, "finally, someone else gets it." Regardless of where you are in your grief journey, whether you lost someone yesterday and can't imagine another day, or it's two years down the road and you're just

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