Be prepared, Your turn is coming!

thinking out loud (from experience & from a point of compassion for others)
when someone loses a loved one, please don’t rush to ask the family members when the funeral or memorial service will take place ~ especially not within 24 hours of when the person passed away
remember that folks are broken hearted & grieving and really don’t want to think about dealing w/final arrangements, or may not have moved beyond the shock of their loss

death is an emotional killer and as patient as I am, I almost lost it in a major way a few times when people called me an hour after my mother died with questions —

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