What to Say to Atheists at a Funeral When You’re Religious

22 March 2017
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If you're religious, it can be very difficult to know what to say when attending a funeral with atheists and agnostics. There's a stark difference between what the two groups believe about death, and saying the wrong thing could upset the atheistic friends and family of the deceased. Comments like "he's with God now," for example, may feel well-intentioned on your part, but they're not appropriate to say to someone who does not believe in God. Read More 

What You Might Need to Know When Planning a Funeral

30 June 2016
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Planning a funeral can be a very difficult process for anyone, but it can be needed for mourners who want to pay their respects to the deceased and those who simply need closure after a death. It can also be a way to honor the deceased and even celebrate their life rather than simply mourn their death. If you need to plan a funeral for someone who has died, note a few things you might need to know about the process and then discuss your wishes or other questions with a funeral director for any other information you need. Read More 

Understanding The Difference Between Prepaid And Prearranged Funerals

10 June 2016
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Planning your own funeral can be a gift to your loved ones when you pass, as they won't have to worry about making funeral arrangements while they're grieving. It's also a good way to ensure your funeral is carried out in such a way that your personal beliefs are respected. Pre-planned funerals are easy to organise, and you can opt for a prepaid or prearranged funeral. Here's an overview of the difference between these two options: Read More 

4 Ashes-Scattering Methods for a Loved One Who Loved to Travel

8 June 2016
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Two-thirds of Australians prefer cremation after death. This leaves behind a lot of ashes and prompts loved ones to find new and creative ways to scatter them. If you're due to pick up the ashes of your loved one from a crematorium soon, you may be looking for ideas on what to do with them. There's something quite lovely about an airborne scattering that sends your loved one far and wide. If your loved one was a keen traveller and loved to fly, then these suggestions might be the perfect choice for you. Read More 

Tips For Cleaning Marble Angel Cemetery Monuments

31 May 2016
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Marble is a long-lasting, beautiful material that's commonly used for creating cemetery monuments, and a popular choice of design is angels.  However, over time marble can become grubby and the stone can lose its lustre.  Here are some tips on how to keep your loved one's marble angel memorial looking heavenly.  What you'll need water plastic scraper soft, nylon scrubbing brush soft-bristled toothbrush cleaning cloths bucket marble cleaning solution (available from good DIY stores) pump sprayer (available from garden centres) How to do it Read More