Imagine a son’s grief so devastating that he would steal his dad’s casket from the cemetery with plans to bring him back to life through prayer.
Ok, so we know most funeral directors have a sense of humor…which means we have to ask; has anyone done this?
My boss sent me a friend request on facebook, what should I do? I don’t want them to see every post I make but I also don’t what there to be tension in the funeral home because I didn’t accept the request. It feels like a lose/lose situation.
Social media has also encouraged new real world actions in the past 5 years. I guess this is to be expected. Relationships are symbiotic so our real wold – digital world actions are incumbent on each other. We post videos, jokes, images and quotes. Many of these post are done to make us feel important.
Many funeral professionals and consumers that watched ‘Best Funeral Ever’ found the professional mourners to be tasteless and tacky. But in my researching I found that ‘professional mourners’ are not only still used but are also available for rent!
This is a pretty funny video. I think the point is; table tennis, big trains and funeral arrangements don’t mix. Happy Monday!
The Foundation Partners Group is reported to be packing up shop and moving to Orlando today. It is also reported that they are going to be a much smaller company upon their arrival in Orlando.
Kathleen Taylor is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit healthcare and social services sector. She currently directs the community engagement functions of a large nonprofit hospice organization. This is her TEDx Tampa talk from November 2012 titled “Rethinking the Bucket List”
Bronnie Ware’s book, ‘The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing‘ is a memoir of her own life and how it was transformed through the regrets of the dying people she cared for.
Here are the top five regrets she heard after years of working in palliative care: