Everyone deals with grief in a different way and there are no two people that are going to handle things in the exact same way. If you have lost a loved one, keep in mind that there are no right or wrong ways to grieve. Some people find comfort in a DeLand, FL funeral home service based around traditions and ceremonies. Others like cremation and celebrations of life to remember the good times and smile and laugh over memories. No matter what kind of service you have gone through for your loved one, it’s good for your grief to remember the good times at some point.
The person who passed on likely led a good life and there are happy things about their time with you that you will want to remember. Funerals can help you get closure and say a final goodbye, but celebrating a life is good for you as well. You don’t have to do that in public if there aren’t any appropriate services, but you can do so with family, friends, or even on your own at another time.
Celebrating someone’s life and smiling over happy memories can be a bright spot in a cloud of grief. It can help you heal to remember that though the person isn’t there to make new memories with you, you will always have your old memories to rely on when you want to think of them. You can celebrate their life in a number of ways including looking through old pictures and giving yourself time to sink into the memories. You can also watch some old home movies, or watch their favorite movie that they couldn’t get enough of.
Celebrating a person who passed on could lead to tears, but there are often more smiles and laughs over the memories than anything. It’s a positive way to help move your grief along and help you feel comfortable thinking about that person without automatic sadness. The more happy memories you can bring up, the better you will feel about the life well-lived.
There are likely going to be times in your grief when all you want to do is mourn and cry and that’s okay. Everyone needs different things in their grief. If you feel up to remembering your loved one in a more celebratory way, it can be a satisfying way to make you smile in the midst of your pain. If you’d like information on planning the right memorial service with a DeLand, FL funeral home, contact the professionals at Baldauff Family Funeral Home and Crematory. We can help you set the right tone for your event, whether you want it to feel more like a funeral, or more like a celebration of life. Meet with our funeral director at 1233 Saxon Blvd, Orange City, FL and check out our facilities to see if we have the space that you need for the event. You can also call with your questions and for grief resources at (386) 775-2101. For more information, our website is: https://www.baldaufffuneralhome.com/