Finding YOUR Joy

Finding YOUR Joy

Posted on October 2, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
Posted under Dealing with Loss

Even months after the funeral it’s not uncommon to feel just not exactly right. We all lose our way from time to time. Things happen and we can’t find our JOY. It’s not really so much gone, as it is misplaced. Life feels dull and the days seem to drag.  No matter what the circumstances, if […]

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Where should I send my condolences?

Where should I send my condolences?

Posted on April 17, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Condolences do matter and timing is important.   Do not put off contacting your friend to express your sympathy. Options and opportunities may have changes over the decades, but the importance of reaching out to those suffering a loss has not. A call or a written note is always just right. Social media is just […]

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When the soul leaves the body … reacting to a sudden unexpected death

Posted on February 21, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
Posted under Dealing with Loss, Funeral Service

Sometimes, if you are open to it, you can receive amazing information in the most unlikely ways.  For example, there was a driver who was taking a woman to the airport when she received the news that a family member had died. The woman gasped and her driver, who was from another culture, asked if […]

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