grief, life stories, life celebration, healing

Life stories, the best medicine for grief.

Posted on January 15, 2016 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
Posted under Family Stories, How to develop a memorial

Life Stories help families heal their Grief. I have heard many wonderful life stories as I’ve met with families to plan a meaningful life celebration for a family member.    I ask them to recall their favorite stories and memories about the person who has died.    Recounting these life stories is important because it makes […]

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Funeral Palooza

Posted on October 6, 2015 by Joe Pray | 1 Comment
Posted under How to develop a memorial

“When I go, I just want my family to have a party.”  I hear that often when I am out and around and folks find out I’m a funeral director.  It sounds good when we are all standing around at the Fourth of July barbecue, but it can come up short when we are really […]

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