1. You’ll never regret it.
Don't find yourself saying, “I wish I had said something”.
2. It will help you.
Doing it will help you come to terms with the death and begin the healing process. The grieving and healing process involves sharing, laughing, crying and remembering. Holding feelings inside us makes them more painful. The eulogy experience can be very positive and healing.
3. It will help others.
Hearing it from you, someone who knew and loved the person will help everyone in attendance to come to terms with the death and begin the healing process. Your heart-felt eulogy will be what they most remember.
4. Your courage will be rewarded.
At a time when many are emotionally fragile your courage to stand in front of friends and family will be deeply appreciated and respected.
5. It’s the right thing to do.