Scottish Child of Immigrants Reflects on Life and Friendship at Dear Departed's Funeral

The text is a personal reflection on the author's experiences as a child of immigrants living in Scotland and the passing of a dear friend from their community.

The author notes the tribute to life lived to the full at the friend's funeral and the deep connections that can be formed across communities with love and respect.

The author also reflects on the bravery of their parents and the challenges they face as their parents' journey comes to an end.

The author is seeking guidance on how to honor their parents' culture and religion with their new life and friendships in a way that feels authentic.