Have you recently lost someone close and now been asked to present the eulogy to all the family and friends?
Please don’t panic, I have some good news for you that will without doubt make it much easier for you.
It was for Tom, my grandfather. When Tom died, my sense of loss was overwhelming. Suddenly I was faced with writing and delivering a eulogy for the first time in my life, in just a few days time.
I deeply wanted and needed to deliver a Eulogy that would be remembered, but I wasn’t sure how. Tom had been like a father to me and now he was gone. His life was so full, and he had done so much, that it was hard to know where to start and how to describe him.
In fact, it was hard to find any words at all, let alone words that would do justice to his memory; words that I would have to present to a room full of people that loved him too. I was feeling pretty emotional and wanted to “keep it together” on the day so I could do my best, and that was nerve-racking to say the least.
You may be in a similar situation yourself as you read this. If so, you have come to the right place…
Writing a eulogy feels like a huge responsibility, doesn’t it? Maybe you are experiencing something similar to how I felt when faced with saying Tom’s final farewell. You’ll be feeling very honored that you have been asked, whilst at the same time nervous and maybe a little apprehensive about writing a eulogy… Read more…