Under the watchful gaze of crumbling saints and baby-faced cherubs, you hurry down a path lined with mausoleums. Eventually, you pass crops of headstones glinting in the moonlight, each engraved with the CliffsNotes version of the dead person's life. You practically run past sunken graves and dying flowers, hoping upon hope that the sound you … Continue reading What makes graveyards scary? Why graveyards are scary?
Research comparing perceptions of death with accounts of those imminently facing it suggest that maybe we shouldn’t worry so much about our own end Jessica Brown Death terrifies many of us, but is, of course, central to the human condition. What if it’s not as bad as we fear? Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo “The idea … Continue reading We fear death, but what if dying isn’t as bad as we think? By Jessica Brown
When you are arranging a funeral for your loved, you might find yourself having to choose between a casket or coffin. Choosing a coffin is a basic part of funeral planning, and people usually consider a range of factors to help them decide. Are coffins and caskets the same thing? The words coffin and casket … Continue reading Casket or Coffin: What’s the Difference? – Funeral Guide