Words of Comfort
Finding a few appropriate words of condolence can be difficult, how do you express on paper your message of comfort and support.
We have put together a selection of comforting sympathy sayings to give you some ideas when writing your own personal message.
You can add a personal memory of the deceased when writing your sympathy note, those who are grieving will often want to remember the special memories of their loved ones, this is said to help with the healing and will bring warmth to their grieving heart.
Remember these are just ideas, you can combine these sayings and add your own words, if you do not have a personal memory of the deceased to share in your sympathy note that's OK, just know that your acknowledgement and words of comfort will be warmly appreciated.
- May the gentle sunshine of memories be a light in this hour of darkness.
- May you find strength and comfort in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends.
- It will be the little things that you will remember, the quiet moments, the smiles, the laughter and although it may seem hard right now, it will be the memories of these little things that help push away the pain and bring the smiles back again.
- Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.
- Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
- Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
- May you take comfort knowing an angel is watching over you.
- May you find comfort in the arms of an angel.
- The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight but they are always looking down upon us.
- May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.
- Although no words can really help to ease the pain you feel, just know that you are very close in our thoughts and prayers.
- Our hearts go out to you at this difficult time.
- I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss, my thoughts are with you.
- I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you and your family.
- When we lose someone we love, it seems that time stands still, please know that you are not alone and that I am here for you.
- I was so deeply saddened by the news of (deceased name) passing he/she will be greatly missed, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
- Words cannot express how sad I am at the loss of (deceased name) may the memories you hold give you some comfort at this very sad time.
- Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, (deceased name) will be in our hearts and memories forever.
- I am truly sorry for your loss, (deceased name) will always remain in our hearts.
- Gone from our sight but never from our memories or our hearts (deceased name) shall be greatly missed.
- Hoping your treasured memories bring you comfort day by day.
- Into each life some rain must fall but sunshine does appear. It brings with it a rainbow and a message that is clear. Please know that you are not alone that we all
hold you very dear. Let faith and hope into your heart and keep your memories near.
- Life brings tears, smiles and memories. The tears dry, the smiles fade but the memories live on forever.
- May hope sustain you, friends surround you and love give you strength. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
- May it help in some way to know that friends are sharing the sorrow in your heart.
- May those beautiful yesterdays always remain in your heart and your sorrows gently fade away.
- May words of comfort rest gently upon your heart and in time may they become words of healing.
- There is so little that we can say at this terribly sad time but know that our hearts go out to you.
- Sending a gentle hug your way to comfort you and to let you know that you're on my mind and in my heart today and always.
- May you find courage to face tomorrow in the love that surrounds you today.
- Just to let you know how very sorry I am.
- Hold tight to the memories for comfort.
- Lean on your friends for strength and always remember how much you are cared about.
"Remember it is better to acknowledge than to say nothing at all"