Read what people are saying about Marilyn Heavilin:
- "Like many funeral directors, I entered the profession full of
youthful ideals, wanting to do something to help. Over the years, dealing
with so many situations that seem hopeless, those ideals can get a little
dimmed. Every time I talk to Marilyn, I learn a little more about how we
in the profession can live our highest ideals, even in the most difficult
situation. Marilyn has rejuvenated me, given me back my dream of service."
--Manager, Memorial Park, Southern California.
- "Marilyn does something amazing with a group, something almost
impossible to express with words. She talks for a few minutes about her
experiences, withholding nothing, coming straight from the heart, but
coming clean-- without anger or resentment or bitterness. Just pure
emotion. Then, she goes out into the group and talks one-on-one with
everybody there, hearing them, heartening them, showing them there
really is hope. People blossom under her touch. It's like she moves in
an aura of hope."
--Ernie Marsteller, Funeral Director, Toledo, OH.
- "Marilyn has the ability,
through the power of the Holy Spirit, to reach into the deepest need
of the broken heart and bring healing and peace."
--Conferee, Bowling Green, KY
- "Marilyn's praying style is a great example to those of us who
get stuck on using fancy words. She talks to God without her prayer
sounding 'high and mighty' or above the average person. Her style
shows a genuine love for God and a 'Father/child' relationship of pure
--Conferee, Chambersburg, PA
- "Marilyn's gifts of story weaving, sharing
personal pain and confidence are eloquently combined with her deep
faith and trust in God. Her seminars on prayer will take you deeper
into a relationship with God. Marilyn's ability to speak the truth,
stay in the word of God, and paint verbal pictures will challenge
every participant to explore a more intimate prayer life."
--Cindy Shoemaker, Chambersburg, PA