Book: When death enters your home

Book: When death enters your home

Johan green - as die dood intree

Contact Person: Johan Green

Mobile: 079-714-4854

Address: 

288 Luttig Street Pretoria West 0183




Now also available in Afrikaans as an e book: wat as die dood van a geliefde intree - e-book only R69.50

 

Do you have little or no knowledge of how to organize a funeral or cremation?

Have you been exploited by an undertaker in the past?

The book when death enters your home - a practical guide will enable the reader to handle each and every aspect regarding funerals and ore cremations should death enter your home unexpectedly. Funeral and cremation irregularities are sharply addressed by the author. Available in English and Afrikaans.

 

Contents include the following:

  • Municipal private and church cemeteries
  • Maintenance of cemeteries
  • Tomb registers
  • Erection of crematoria
  • Appointment of medical referees
  • The cremation process
  • Reasons why permission may not be granted for cremations
  • Excavations of human remains in full cemeteries to allow space for new interment
  • Organ and tissue donation
  • Monumental graves berm graves niches and spaces
  • Funeral Policies
  • Why do graves subside?
  • How are tombstones obtained?
  • Irregularities
  • Tombstone guarantees
  • Procedures on how families can arrange cremations
  • Analysis of an established undertakers funeral costs
  • The death of a South African citizen abroad
  • The role of the department of foreign affairs and steps to be followed
  • Return of mortal remains to South Africa Requirements for the transport of mortal remains
  • Uninfected mortal remains
  • Infected mortal remains
  • Indigent burial in a foreign country
  • The department of foreign affairs - collaboration and responsibilities
  • Unknown graves discovered during development
  • Exhumation and cremation of mortal remains
  • Burial at sea
  • Executed persons
  • Where lies the unmarked grave of Daisy Louisa de Melker buried on 30 December 1932

How to get your own copy: The price of the book is R160 and if it needs to be posted an additional amount of will be added for postage. (please enquire)

The amount owing must be deposited in the following bank account:

Beneficiary: JC Green Account:

Absa Flexi Account number: 924 946 9696

Domicile Branch: Quagga Centre

The deposit slip is to be faxed to the following fax number: 086-273-7993 - the book will then be mailed to the addressee within 7 working days. Outlets where the book is currently available are: Radio Pretoria's "Woord en Klank" Bookshop. Protea bookshop in Hatfield Pretoria Operation and mobilization Christian bookshop in the Jacaranda centre in Pretoria.

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Quotes

  • “We meet but briefly in life, if we touch each other with stardust – that is everything.”  

    Author unknown.

  • "Don't die with your music still inside you" 

    Wayne Dyer

  • “The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over.”  

    Ernest Hemingway, a few weeks before committing suicide.

  • "When you are born you cry and the world is happy, when you die the world cries and you are happy."

    from the movie: One Last Thing

  • “He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt”  

    Joseph Heller, 1923

  • “Don’t be dismayed at good-byes.  A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.  And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”  

    Richard bach, (Illusions)

  • "I wrote your name in the sand, but the waves washed it away. I wrote your name in the sky, but the wind blew it away. So I wrote your name in my heart, and that's where it will stay, always"

    Author unknown  poetry

  • “Life is like the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority”  

    Edward Young, 1683 –1765

  • “The family with an old person in it possesses a jewel.”  

    Chinese saying

  • “It's natures way of telling you to slow down.”  

    Anonymous, (Cited as Madison Avenues latest definition of death.)

  • "It is said that life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life" 

    Terry Pratchett

  • “The idea is to die young as late as possible.”  

    Ashley Montagu, (1905 –1999)

  • "If you live to one hundred, I want to live to one hundred minus one day - so I never live a day without you!" 

    Winnie the Pooh

  • Strive not, my soul, for an immortal life, but make the most of what is possible.”  

    Pythian Odes, 518 – 438BC

  • “The soul takes flight to a world that is invisible, and there arriving she is sure of bliss and forever dwells in paradise.”  

    Lady Jane Grey, the movie

  • "Everyone can master a grief but he that has it." 

    Shakespeare

  • "Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy." 

    eskimo proverb

  • "We understand death only after it has laid its hands on someone we love."

    Anne L. de Stael

  • “Suicide is what the death certificate says when one dies of depression.”  

    Peter D. Kramer, psychiatrist.

  • "God saw you getting tired, when a cure was not to be, so he wrapped his arms around you, and whispered - come to me." 

    author unknown, see child loss poems

  • “His innings is over, his bat is laid down. Bowled out by deaths unerring ball.” 

    Unknown

  • "Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds"

    from 'high flight' by John Mcgee see condolence poetry

  • “Across the years I will walk with you - in deep green forests, on shores of sand and when our time on earth is through, in heaven too, you will have my hand!”  

    Robert Sexton

  • "The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it" 

    W.M. Lewis

  • "I wasted time, now doth time waste me"

    William Shakespeare

  • "Walk tall as the trees; live strong as the mountains; be gentle as the spring winds, keep the warmth of summer in your heart, and the Great Spirit will always be with you." 

    anonymous, native American 

  • "Death is the beginning of the soul's new journey"  

    from poem by Sri Chinmoy, see condolence poetry

  • "Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality." 

    Jean Paul Richter

  • "Tonight I feel so very small by the enormous loss of you"

    Kate Shand

  • "There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love." 

    Washington Irving

  • "There are always flowers for those who want to see them"  

    Henri Matisse

  • "Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives." 

    A. Sachs

  • "Death is delightful.  Death is dawn, the waking from a weary night of fevers unto truth and light."

    Joaquin Miller

  • "Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain" 

    Author unknown

  • "I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”  

    Og Mandino

  • Death plucks my ear and says, “live – I’m coming.”  

    Virgil, 70-19BCE

  • "Life's a voyage that's homeward bound." 

    Herman Melville

  • "Where there is sorrow there is holy ground." 

    Oscar Wilde

  • “To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable”   

    Erich Fromm

  • “I saw him now going the way of all flesh.”  

    John Webster

  • "And when I saw you sleeping,  so peaceful and free from pain, I could not wish you back to suffer that again"

    Author unknown,  see - child loss poems

  • "Fly, fly little wing, fly beyond imagining. Past the planets and the stars, leave this lonely world of ours. Escape the sorrow and the pain. And fly again"

    Celine Dion

  • "What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose.  All that we love deeply becomes part of us." 

    Helen Keller

  • "Tears are the words the heart can't express"  

    Author unknown

  • "The harder you fall the higher you bounce"

    Doug Horton

  • “Dear world, I am leaving you because I am bored. I am leaving you with your worries. Good luck."   

    George Sanders, suicide note 25 April 1972

  • "with silent lifting mind I've trod, the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand, and touched the face of God."  

    from  'high flight' by John Gillespie Magee, see condolence poetry

  • "If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand"

    unknown

  • "And ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation" 

    Kahlil Gibran

  • "The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation." 

    Herman Hesse

  • “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”  

    Richard Bach, (Illusions)

  • "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today"  

    James Dean

  • "I am awake, I see the sun. I am going to give my gratitude to the sun and to everything and everyone, because I am still alive and this might be the last day that I can tell you that I love you"

    Don Miguel Ruiz (The Four Agreements)

  • "We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong - the amount of work is the same" 

    Carlos Castanada

  • "When we are forgotten, we cease to exist." 

    Lady of the lake, from the movie 'Merlin'

  • “It was not frightening to die sometime, it was frightening to die right now.”   

    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, (cancer ward)

  • “Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re still alive, it isn’t.”  

    Richard Bach, (Illusions)

  • “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”  

    (Little Foxes, 1866)

  • “After the game the king and the Pawn go into the same box.”  

    Italian saying