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What to do at a Funeral

March 3, 2013 | by: Ricky Jones | 1 Comments

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People in my generation do not know how to handle it when a friend has a death in the family. So I am going to post some rules:

1. Do something. You feel paralyzed, but any effort is noticed. Nothing says "I'm here for you" like the smell of roast chicken.

2. At a funeral you are going to want to fill up the awkward pauses with words. Don't do it. Speak Little. Choose from following phrases: I love you. I will pray for you. I'm sorry. I'm here for you. Repeat often."

3. ‎Be there. Going through a funeral makes you feel vulnerable. You need to be surrounded by friends for support. Your presence speaks volumes.

4. Finally if you are the one who has suffered a death in the family, cry as hard as you can and as often as you need to."


Dak Daniel says

Mar 4, 2013

Perfect, honest, and something you can do. Thanks!

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