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Hello! I'm pleased know today's guests, JerriGrace and Cynthia, and have been blessed to work with them both. I'm delighted that they'll be talking about Green Burials and Home Funerals on the program. I make beautiful biodegradable burial shrouds and I'm "on a mission" to Change the way our culture faces Death.
Your questions about the potential pressure that 'green wishes' might place on one's relatives are good ones. I have two thoughts about this. One is that it's always a good idea to plan ahead. A few talks with your family, in which your wishes are made clear both verbally and on paper will go a long way toward relieving that 'pressure'. You can sort out the details and research what will be needed before the time comes. The second is that many of us are already seeking sustainable options in our lives so it only makes sense to carry this through to our deaths. As more of us share thoughts and ideas about this, we'll become better informed "funeral consumers" and will request alternatives based on sustainability and ecological concerns. As this grows, more options will naturally be made available to us and "green funerals" will (once again) be the norm. Thank you for contributing to that via this program.
Sincerely, Marian Spadone www.afinefarewell.com
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