For weeks Mother’s Day messages have been everywhere. Advertisements for brunch and luncheon specials, Hallmark card scenarios, fine jewelry and all kinds of retail opportunities from clothing …Read More »
Adults in Grief
In my role as a certified funeral celebrant and grief educator, I am often in the unique position of walking with families through the process of planning …Read More »
Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. Psalm 25: v. 16 in these holy words from psalm 25, we continue …Read More »
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. – …Read More »
Hello readers and may God bring you his peace and joy! I was reading James Ellroy’s, essay called “The Haunting”, published in an August 2009 issue of …Read More »
I was struck by something so simple, and so obvious the other day, I hadn’t actually consciously noticed it before. Of course, I had felt it before, but …Read More »
Dear Friends: A number of friends I have made over the past years here in Quincy said that after their parents died they looked around at their …Read More »
I had a crash course in self-care after a personal loss I had in my life. Radical self-care, I now call it, looking back on those insular …Read More »
There is a quote I recently read about healing after the death of a loved one, and it’s one that I wish I had heard years ago. …Read More »
I’m going to tell you a secret. The core of my field of work is helping people enjoy their last days of life, knowing they are not …Read More »
We cannot thank you enough for your most generous love and support with the passing of our dad. May God continue to bless you and give you His peace to carry on to others with your care, love and hope of strength to continue to serve.
This funeral home is head and shoulders above the other funeral homes in this area. They do an excellent service and are highly respected in this community.
In-as-much as I married into a fourth generation funeral home family, I had expectations, right or wrong about what to expect. Consequently I want you to know what all of my expectations were met, and then some.
You were always there for us, lending support, offering suggestions, and yet being unobtrusive. With appreciation to the Spear family – and their ‘crew”.