Posted: July 8th, 2016
As if you were to die tonight. OR 2) as if you were to die sometime well into the future.
Eulogy: What would others say about you, and what did your life mean to them after you died? What would your friends, relatives, and associates say about you at your funeral? How did your life impact those who survived you?
Epitaph: The inscription you would like to have on your tombstone. No More than two lines. Include date of birth and date of death.
1. Write your eulogy as you believe it might be said by the person who will miss you the most after you die. Tell who would be saying this and what their relationship to you is. (You may use the back of this sheet if you need more room.)
Journal Exercise “D” continued (Use the back of this sheet if you need more space)
Write your epitaph as you would like it to be seen on your tombstone or urn (if you are going to be cremated). Include the date of birth and a specific date of death.
Tell me why you selected the date of death listed above.
Thinking about how you would like others to remember you after you die, complete the following sentence using 3 or 4 adjectives.
He/she was always________________________________________________________
As you examine and evaluate your life right now, what changes do you need to make in order to be remembered as the person you described in # 4? How will you make these changes?
What feelings or thoughts regarding death or life did you experience while doing this exercise? Why?
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.