Does anyone else read the obituaries?
I skim them everyday in the newspaper. Not because I'll know anyone ... Toronto is too big. And not because I'm morbid.
I do it because I'm interested in their stories. It's the same reason I'm attracted to old graveyards.
Were they old? Were they young? Were they loved?
And it is especially interesting how their passing is described. Usually it's "Peacefully ..." or "Passed away in his home ..." or "Following a courageous battle with cancer ...".
Today, though, there are some odd ones (at least I think so as I'm not religious). "Peacefully promoted to Glory ..." and "Peacefully while traveling through the clouds on her way home ...".
It's funny to see the ones that say "Reunited with her husband, Bob, in Heaven ..." and you read on to see that she married Bill after Bob passed on and was still married to Bill when she died. Will Bill be reunited with her AND Bob when he passes on? Hmmm ....
What do you think about writing your own obituary so it expresses everything you want said?