Plant a Tree in Memory (5 Easy & Beautiful Ways)

How to plant a tree in memory of a loved one

If you wish to plant a tree for someone who has died, you desire a good thing. Planting memorial trees for loved ones has become an increasingly popular choice, as they create a living legacy that honors the life and memory of those we’ve lost.

They are also a unique way to have a positive impact on the environment, all while being a tangible representation of the person we loved. 

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100 Promising Bible Verses About Grief and Hope

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The Bible has much to say about grief, hope, and comfort in a time of loss. In fact, one might view the central theme of the Scriptures as one of suffering — specifically, the suffering of the Righteous One on behalf of those who suffer from sin and have no hope.

A careful, faithful reading of God’s word provides “all things that pertain to life and godliness” (2 Peter 1:3). This is particularly true for those who grieve.

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25 Uplifting Bible Verses for Funeral Prayer Cards

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The best thing about designing your own funeral prayer cards is that you can customize it with any Bible verse, prayer, or quote.

The original purpose of a funeral prayer card is to honor the memory of the departed loved one through prayer. The card is a small keepsake that family members and friends can take home from the memorial service and use in their prayers for the grieving family while remembering the life and legacy of the deceased.

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40 Biodegradable Urns for Water Burial & Sea Scattering

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Did you know that there are biodegradable urns designed to make a water burial ceremony or sea scattering beautiful, memorable, and easy?

There are few things more important in life than knowing and communicating what we want after our passing. This is especially true if you plan for your final disposition to be something other than the traditional casket burial at a cemetery. For instance, cremation with a water burial or scattering at sea.

Having carefully laid out our plans and communicating them to our loved ones is such a sign of love and self-respect. Once they know your final hopes for disposition, that burden can be lifted off of them.

When it comes time to get specific, well, some of us get really specific! For those of you who are desiring a water burial or scattering at sea or in a marine environment, our cremation urn experts have done the research for you. 

Or perhaps your loved one left instructions, stating their desire for a water burial? In which case we have many options that we are sure they approve of.

Please note that the biodegradable urns for ashes below will work for almost any body of water, including the ocean, lakes, or even large ponds and rivers.

When scattering into smaller creeks, we would recommend using a traditional scattering urn (for pouring out the ashes), not a biodegradable water urn.

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