Tag Archives: Love

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”

- Dalai Lama
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Funeral Home Weddings Are On the Rise

"'Til death do us part" could come full circle for some couples

The appeal of funeral home weddings is easy to understand. A Pew Research study released in 2015 found that a growing number of U.S. adults do not identify with a particular religion. Thus, the need for secular wedding venues is … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to enduring love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment Page Hodel encountered Madalene … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

Audrey Niffenegger's novel about grief, loss, and missing someone you love

Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel “The Time Traveler’s Wife” is an American contemporary best-seller for adults and young-adults alike. The story follows Clare and Henry DeTamble, a couple just like any other — except for the fact that Henry is a … Continue reading

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“I Hope You Dance” Encourages Leading Life to the Fullest

LeeAnn Womack's song provides inspiration for a funeral or memorial service

“I Hope You Dance,” written by Mark Sanders and Tia Sillers and performed by LeeAnn Womack, is a song about following the road less traveled and making active, positive choices. So many people approach the end of life with regrets: … Continue reading

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“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes, because for those who love with their heart and soul, there is no separation.”

- Rumi
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