Rationalizing Away Grief

Posted on March 16th, 2021
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The word “loss” indicates that something is missing. We experience loss to varying degrees throughout our lives – from losing a sock, to the loss of a job; losing an ability or the immense loss of someone we love. There are lots of coping strategies and approaches to loss, but one that is all too […]

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Comfort without touch: Offering support during a pandemic

Posted on February 15th, 2021
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As funeral professionals, we often encounter people on their worst day, people in despair, in crisis, in pain. We know we can’t fix it. We know we can’t take away the pain. But we hope to ease it and bring some comfort through the care we provide. Today, that care looks different than it did […]

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Pushing up Daisies: Sustainable Death Care Preserves Land & Legacy

Posted on May 22nd, 2019
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This June, Goes Funeral Care, industry leaders in Green Burial in Northern Colorado, will host two special screenings of the award-winning documentary A Will for the Woods. People are searching for ways to reduce their impact on the planet, even after death. From mushroom suits, to green burial and home funerals, a more natural approach […]

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What’s old is new – Home Funeral Q & A

Posted on April 18th, 2019
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This year, Mary Poppins returned, mason jars are everywhere, even acid-washed jeans made an unexpected resurgence. Many “new” ideas and practices are really old stand-bys making a come-back. It turns out funerals are no exception – the old is new again. Let me explain… When most of us picture an “old-fashioned” or “traditional” funeral, we […]

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Funeral Service and the Earth

Posted on April 18th, 2019
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The carbon footprint of funeral service Everything we do each day has an impact on the world around us. As individuals and business owners, we should be aware of how we can lessen that impact. Funeral service providers are no different. Our businesses have the typical challenges of space, electricity, and waste, but we have […]

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