A funeral is a time when we mourn the loss of our loved ones and remember all the great things they did in life. We are united with mutual friends and family in our sadness and this is a great way to get closure after a long illness or a sudden loss.
At the same time it also a chance to honour that person and to give them the send-off they deserve, which is why you may wish to give a speech. This is a scary and difficult thing to do of course though, so if you’re planning on talking at a funeral you may be looking for some advice to help you through.
Should You Make a Speech?
The first question to answer with regards to your speech is whether or not it’s a good idea to go ahead with one. This is something that many people will find scary and difficult, and particularly if you were very close to your loved one and if you struggle to talk about them yet. Continue reading “Tips for Giving a Great Speech at a Funeral” »