A little note, from little miss.

She may be young, but she has the understanding of an elder.

little miss funeral

Five years have gone by in the blink of an eye. That’s how long I’ve been working in a funeral home. As a lot of you know, I landed my first gig in the funeral biz when I was only twenty. If you’re interested, I just wrote and article about it for funeralOne that you can read here. And boy, oh boy, have I learned a lot of lessons.

One of my favorite aspects of being a funeral director are the humbling experiences that I get to be apart of. I get to take part in sacred and intimate exchanges during the funeral. When closing the lid of the casket, I gaze into the face of the deceased, knowing that I am the last one to see the face of this person; knowing full well that I am not worthy of that honor.

The dead body is just a…

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About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Charleston,, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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