Thanks for buying Giving a Life Meaning: How to Lead Funerals, Memorial Services, and Celebrations of Life. It will help you comfort the lives of people in grief. (f you haven’t purchased it, you can still use these resources, but you’ll find the book helpful, too.)

Here are resources and tools that I mention in the book and some that I have written since then.

Templates and worksheets

When I’m working on a service, I start with a framework and build from there. Here are some frameworks that are helpful.

Articles at

Other resources from Emerald Hope Publishing House