Charles Cowling
  When we walked into the funeral home, there was my mother laid out in a pretty blue dress with townspeople milling around, smiling, greeting me, speaking of old times. Happy talk. My wife, ashen, asked, “Why is she wearing glasses?”  Michael Pulley Source
Charles Cowling
  We’re always struck here at the GFG by the vilification which the unchurched can heap upon those in holy orders. It never seems to happen the other way round. Almost all secular funerals are notably inclusive and hospitable towards believers. Now that we are living in a multifaith society
Charles Cowling
A real rarity. Sorry, no lyrics.
Charles Cowling
  “Someone will wash the body. Someone will dress the body. Someone will close the eyes for the final time. Someone will. At the critical moment of death, someone will perform these tasks for the person whom we have loved and cared for all our lives. Why would we give