Did it rain on your wedding day? While that’s always a bummer, you were probably concentrating on the getting married part and that overtook anything negative that happened on the special day. There’s a way to look at the positive aspects of life, even to get through hard times. If a loved one has passed away and you have cremation services in Dallas, TX for them, you can have any type of service you want after the cremation takes place. Many people go for a memorial service or ash scattering ceremony, but you could also choose to have a celebration of life. While you’re not happy your loved one is gone, instead of concentrating on their death, you celebrate their life. They lived a good life and there’s a lot to remember fondly.
During a celebration of life service, you can do pretty much anything you’d like. Many people like to have a slide show of photos or a memory table with pictures and special items. Those things can bring the fond memories to light and spark stories. Stories are another intricate part to the day. No matter what you do during the service, those memories and stories come to light. You may hear things you’ve never heard about your loved one before to give you an idea of how full their life really was. It’s not uncommon to hear laughter and see smiles at a celebration of life. Are family members sad someone has passed away? Of course. But they want to remember them for the life they had and not the death that ended it.
There’s no easy way around losing a loved one. You’re going to grieve and have sad times that remind you the person is no longer in your life. But you may be able to make the grief easier by remembering all the good memories you have with that person. They’ll never be fully gone as long as you remember them for the great person they were. You will have sad moments when you want to cry and you will have happier moments when you want to smile at the memories.
Everyone grieves in their own way, but if you feel your loved one would appreciate a celebration of life more than a memorial service or another service style, their cremation services in Dallas, TX could be followed by such a celebration. Contact the experts at Hughes Family Tribute Center by calling (214) 350-9951. We can help you root through the ideas and brainstorm new ones until you hit just the right combination to honor your loved one with style. You can also set up a time to speak with us in person so we can get to know you, and your loved one through you, so we can offer customized recommendations that might work well for your family. We’re located at 9700 Webb Chapel Rd Dallas, TX 75220 and we’d love to talk to you face to face and even give you a tour of our facilities.