Personal Narrative: My First Non-Christian Funeral

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On Wednesday 22nd March 2017 I attended my first non-Christian funeral. The deceased was my college drama teacher Sally Humphreys, who, unbeknownst to me, had been battling cancer for the last eight months. After receiving the news, I was unsure how I ought to respond. My mind began to flood with questions such as, ‘why didn 't I keep in touch with Sally and tell her about Jesus?’ ‘What does God think about this?’ ‘Should I go to the funeral?’ Although I did not have any satisfactory answers to my questions, I decided to go to the funeral. I arrived early and read portions of Ecclesiastes while I waited for Michael, Abi, and Sophie - the only other students from my year to attend the funeral. These three were perhaps my closest friends during

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