If you are an atheist with Aspergers or just don't know what to say to religious loved ones when they are suffering loss, this page may help you find the right secular words and condolences you need.
Dear mom, It has been four months to the date, since your death. I don't know how much you were able to see, but we were heart broken, that was the worst day of my life. The 30th of each month comes, and I realize another month has passed since...
This is the fourth of a series of five articles I am writing about my work with people with AIDS during the late 1980s. Jeremiah was my fourth assignment. He became a dear friend, who was kind and funny and protective in an odd kind of way.
Florence Edna Crossley Pyles was born in 1921. She may have only had one daughter, but she left a legacy that spans generations and many families.
This is the story of Frankie, the third man I was assigned to during my volunteer work with people with AIDS during the late 1980s. Frankie was what I would call a beautiul man, with coal black hair and dark brown eyes and what is usually called a patrician nose.
The love that a man has in memory of his wife can be expressed in many ways, but would you have thought of painting a tractor pink? Well this one Minnesota man by the name of Karth Mitchell did. You see Karth’s wife died of breast cancer at the...
Although death is a serious business, the famous and the non-famous alike have been finding humor in it for ages. Here are a few funny obituaries, epitaphs and caskets to lighten your day.
An essay on the meaning of life, dying, and other depressing topics.
We all go sometime. We all will have our own way and we all leave someone behind to meet up with later, we hope. Three personal true stories and one about a real American hero.
A traditional wake was meant to celebrate the life of the newly deceased. A living wake should be the same. Bring everyone together to remember and to celebrate while the guest of honour is still able to partake, enjoy and share memories too.