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September 25 2017

I recently read the book Limping But Blessed: Wrestling with God after the Death of a Child by Jason Jones. In it Jason describes the agonizing pain and guilt he felt after his son’s accident. For ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, September 25, 2017

September 18 2017

Have you heard about the blame and shame game? When something goes wrong, we point the finger at someone – blame them – and then treat them with disrespect – shame them. No one wins in that scenari...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, September 18, 2017

September 11 2017

As we continue looking at holding on or letting go of guilt and blame, I think of a grief education and support group I facilitated a few years ago. At one meeting, a woman shared some regrets she ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, September 11, 2017

September 4 2017

This month our theme is “Guilt and Blame: Do You Hold On or Let Go?” Guilt, regret, blame and shame can all be part of the grief journey. They can also be painful to hold on to and difficult to rel...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, September 4, 2017

How did you choose the funeral director profession?

How did you choose the funeral director profession? “I like helping people and making them feel better in times of need.” For Katie DeCapria, funeral director intern, that sums up why she chose th...
By Katie DeCapria
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

August 28 2017

Attending to your own legacy is an important function of your life now. One way to do that is to write an ethical will or “legacy letter.” Rabbi Jack Riemer and Dr. Nathaniel Stampler say, “…the im...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, August 28, 2017

August 21 2017

What is your legacy? It is defined as a gift of property, especially personal property, and as money, by will or by bequest. It is also defined as anything handed down from the past, as from an anc...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, August 21, 2017

Previous Posts

September 25 2017

I recently read the book Limping But Blessed: Wrestling with God after the Death of a Child by Jason Jones. In it Jason describes the agonizing pain and guilt he felt after his son’s accident. For ...

September 18 2017

Have you heard about the blame and shame game? When something goes wrong, we point the finger at someone – blame them – and then treat them with disrespect – shame them. No one wins in that scenari...

September 11 2017

As we continue looking at holding on or letting go of guilt and blame, I think of a grief education and support group I facilitated a few years ago. At one meeting, a woman shared some regrets she ...

September 4 2017

This month our theme is “Guilt and Blame: Do You Hold On or Let Go?” Guilt, regret, blame and shame can all be part of the grief journey. They can also be painful to hold on to and difficult to rel...

How did you choose the funeral director profession?

How did you choose the funeral director profession? “I like helping people and making them feel better in times of need.” For Katie DeCapria, funeral director intern, that sums up why she chose th...

August 28 2017

Attending to your own legacy is an important function of your life now. One way to do that is to write an ethical will or “legacy letter.” Rabbi Jack Riemer and Dr. Nathaniel Stampler say, “…the im...

August 21 2017

What is your legacy? It is defined as a gift of property, especially personal property, and as money, by will or by bequest. It is also defined as anything handed down from the past, as from an anc...