This gentle, instructional book will help anyone create a funeral or memorial service for their beloved pet, and create opportunities to share memories, to laugh, to cry, and to record these feelings in the pages of this book. As the book says: "Don't worry about what others may think. Surround yourself with friends during this time. It is good to grieve, and to share your grieving with others who care about you." Contents include: Dedication Page, How to Use this Book, Planning a Memorial Service, A Simple Order of Service, Suggested Readings, Memories!, and Additional Resources.
Paraclete Press offers ideas, wisdom, and beauty from authors, composers, and artists, drawing from Christian traditions through the centuries and from today, providing resources for those desiring wholeness through Christ. We are the publishing house of the Community of Jesus on Cape Cod, a monastic, Christian community in the Benedictine tradition. Visiting our company, you would meet vowed religious brothers and sisters, parents and teenagers, artists, pastors, dancers, and musicians.