Category: Sacred Rituals

  • Funeral Customs

    Funeral Customs

    By Melissa Johnson Williams While browsing for other books about funerals, I happened upon this. I love the description of it from Amazon. All reviewers give it 5 stars. “A funeral is a ceremony marking a person’s death. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and practices used by a culture to remember the dead,…

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  • Honoring Memorial Day

    Honoring Memorial Day

    By Melissa Johnson Williams During the early days of the Civil War, it became apparent that there was a need to identify and develop space for cemeteries to honor those who fought for their country and gave the ultimate sacrifice. On July 17, 1862 Congress authorized the President to purchase cemetery grounds “for soldiers who…

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  • When My Yiayia Died

    When My Yiayia Died

      Marjorie Kunch is a funeral director, and writer, based in Arizona. When her grandmother died, Kunch, the mother of two young children, searched for books to answer the questions her two young children had about funeral rituals. Not able to find what she was looking for, Kunch decided to write her own book. Written…

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  • The Journey Begins

    The Journey Begins

    Alexandra Kathryn Mosca, and Doris V. Amen, are two well-known and respected names in funeral service.

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