The Inspired Funeral

When Life Ends: Words,  Ceremonies and Inspiration for Modern Families



When death looms, we are all lost children. This is when we long for ritual and ceremony to help us honor our humanity and feel held by something larger. We've found some of our favorite readings to share with you, and ceremony templates to help you envision what might be possible. Use them to create what fits the dying or deceased person you are honoring, your family and friends. We welcome you to build a loving, digital obituary here too. If you need more personalized support, please reach out for help.

Click below to find language for the journey.


Before Death


At Death

Preparing The Body

Moving the body

commemorative event

At Final Resting Place

First year Milestones

First Anniversary

Wisdom for all phases of the end of life, plus an obituary platform, and funeral ceremony templates to download.

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