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How to Plan a Funeral

After the loss of a loved one, planning a funeral may sound like the last thing you want to do. However, it is something that must be done. Here's how to navigate the specifics and come out on the other side.

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6 Do’s and Don’ts When Attending a Funeral

Attending a funeral? There are some very important norms you need to observe when paying your respects to the dead. From what to wear to turning off your phone, here are the do's and don'ts of attending funerals.

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Talking to Your Adult Kids About Your Funeral Wishes

Although it's not a pleasant thought, planning your own funeral is one of the best things you can do for your adult children. Helping them prepare financially and emotionally for your funeral is a great gift.

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7 Unique Ways to Memorialize a Lost Loved One

It's always hard to lose a loved one. And you may want a nontraditional memorial for them. From planting a tree to taking a road trip, there are many ways to uniquely honor your dearly departed friend or family member.

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Planning a Funeral

After losing a loved one, most people are devastated. It gets even more difficult when you have to plan a funeral for the deceased. If you don't know where to begin, check out this guide on planning a funeral.

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Understanding the Grieving Process

Loss, and by extension grief, is a part of life. Understanding the stages and symptoms of grief is an important part of the healing process. Take a look at this article if you need some guidance on coping.

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How To Construct a Funeral Program

After the death of a loved one, you may be tasked with organizing the funeral. If you're at a loss at where to begin, take a look at this guide on organizing a beautiful, touching, and heartfelt funeral service.

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Watch Your Words: What Not To Say When Someone’s Grieving

When someone you care for is grieving, it can be hard to find the right words. You may say something that can cause further grief, instead of support. Here are a few things not to say to someone who's experienced loss.

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Ministers: Essential Support When a Loved One Dies

When a death occurs, ULC ministers may find themselves called upon to provide emotional support, or even plan the funeral. If grieving family members have reached out to you, consider these tips as you proceed.

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Ghanaian Funerals Celebrate Life in the Face of Death

Ghanaian funerals differ quite a bit from American funerals. In America, funerals are often somber affairs; In Ghana, funerals are raucous and expensive events that celebrate the life of the departed.

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