We wish you a merry funeral

December 3rd, 2018 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized


No, I did not add too much rum to my fruitcake. And, no, I’ve not been drinking adult-strength eggnog.

When my dad died just after Thanksgiving of 2008, I thought, How tragic that a loved one would die during the Christmas season.

However, the Christmas season is a meaningful time for a funeral. There is something very profound about death during the season of light and life. So, I recently shared this holiday truth at a service for a family friend. [Continue reading]

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  • Frank Ball says:

    The funeral for my beloved mother-in-law was on Christmas Eve. A week earlier, we didn’t know she was that sick. The funeral was spectacular, and I wouldn’t trade anything for the experience of opening the Christmas gift she had for me the next day.



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