Über Trauer reden
The eulogist departs perplexed and drives from the unknown into the unknown.
"I like the uncertainty. It is tiring sometimes. But it is one of my most important tools. In fact, it is an important aim of my work with those mourning. I want to set the perpetual uncertainty of life against the desolate certainty of death together with them."
One who accompanies people on their last path also needs guidance. A funeral speaker writes about her work in Berlin and the continuously varying means and ways of grieving.
After studying Protestant theology, Judaic studies and general religious history, Gesine Palmer worked in the academic world until 2006. Since 2007 she is self-employed with her “Office for extraordinary texts“. The arrangement of funeral services and guidance for those mourning are her main occupational focuses.