Hello I am a funeral emcee

Hello I am a funeral emcee

Hello, I am a funeral emcee! / Eva Ow Yann Shan “Miss, how long have you been a funeral emcee?” An uncle asked me this question as I walked out of the ceremonial hall. He then said, “You are all trained, right?” I nodded with a sincere smile and replied, “Well, we are...
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival / Nai Seow Hong Every year when the Mid-Autumn Festival comes around, I would take leave to return to my hometown. It’s not because my family celebrates it in any particularly special way, but it has always been a warm and memorable festival...
Understanding this thing called marriage

Understanding this thing called marriage

Understanding this thing called marriage The story of life begins with marriage.Is marriage sweet? Or have you made your own grave, dug a hole and jumped into it? As a practicing lawyer, Toh Harnnian believes that life can influence life. Can marriage similarly have...
Malaysia Multi-racial Farewell Ceremonies

Malaysia Multi-racial Farewell Ceremonies

Malaysia – Multi-racial Farewell Ceremonies Life is a linear path, and birth, old age, sickness and death are the inevitable processes of life. When a person passes away, the last rites of passage will be the funeral. The completion of the funeral represents a...
How long does grief last

How long does grief last

The things I learned in the counselling room How long does grief last? Registered counsellor Tiew Ee Jing The counseling room, a woman who lost her partner, a counselor. She cried and spoke about her reluctance, heartache, regret and self-blame for the loss of her...