It took thousands of years before we replaced ‘earth to earth’ with ‘ashes to ashes’. Now it’s time for ‘soil to soil’.
A good life should end with a good death.
Most of us are more afraid of speaking in public than we are of dying, and what Lyeona did was extraordinary.
As Barack Obama said the other day, “despair is not an option”. We need to keep trying.
The ceremony truly was ‘a multi-faith & belief event’.
Great comedians are great truth tellers.
I campaigned for an Assisted Dying bill on the two previous occasions that it’s been offered to the Scottish Parliament, so I’m glad that it’s coming up for debate again soon.
Wullie’s story was a time capsule from an era that’s almost gone from our memories.
Grief is not something we give much thought to until we find ourselves catapulted into it.
People love humanist funerals for their compassion, their honesty and their humour: they choose them for what they include, not what they exclude.