Phrasing your thoughts and feelings to create an appropriate and comforting sympathy message is often a difficult task for many. People usually require soothing sympathy messages for sympathy cards or notes of condolence.
Though words cannot take the pain away they can still help in consoling and encouraging the bereaved for dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Sympathy messages need not be too elaborate or flowery; they should simply be straight from your heart. To make the message more comforting, you can also include a suitable quotes, proverbs or scriptural verses. You can also share a memory of the deceased if you knew him or her well.
Given below is a list of some beautiful and warm sympathy messages that you can use for sympathy cards and notes of condolence.
“Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
“May the memories of (deceased’s name) help you find peace.”
“Sharing in your sadness as you remember (deceased’s name).”
“I hope, in time, all the good memories will comfort you.”
“We may have to let go, but we never have to forget. (Deceased’s name) will stay forever in our hearts.”
“He/she is home now in the loving arms of his/her savior.”
“My heart goes out to you and your family.”
“Let your memories of (deceased’s name) ease the pain of your heart during this challenging time.”
“Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember (deceased’s name) who was so close to you.”
“Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. We are so sorry for your loss.”
“‘Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”.’- Matthew 11:28
We are missing (deceased’s name) along with you. With heartfelt sympathy.”
“’When you are sorrowful, look again in our heart and you shall see in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.’- Kahlil Gibran
Keeping you in our prayers and wishing you peace during this difficult time.”
“Do not protect yourself from grief by a fence, but rather by your friends.”- Czech Proverb
Thinking of you with deepest sympathy.”
“’It is not length of life, but depth of life.’- Emerson Ralph Waldo
We are glad to have known (deceased’s name). We realize you have lost a special person.”
“’The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.’- Seneca
May your memories give you peace and comfort.”
“Losing a loved one leaves a heartache no one can heal but their memory is a precious gift no one can steal. I cannot imagine your pain. I can only offer my most sincere condolences.”
“May the angels walk with you on this day, and hold and keep you until the pain goes away. You are in my thought and prayers.”