Sympathy Message Ideas & QuotesWriting a sympathy message can be very difficult because many of us are afraid of saying the wrong thing. The truth is that a personal note letting someone know you care will mean a lot, even if you're not quite sure what to say. Just keep in mind:
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Condolences Quotes & Sympathy QuotesMay the blessings of love be upon you
*What we have once enjoyed we can never lose...All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. ~Helen Keller
*A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. ~Maya Angelou
*Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy. ~Author Unknown
*When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. ~Kahlil Gibran
*Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That's its balance. ~Osho
*Life is eternal and love is immortal; And death is only a horizon, And a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. ~Rossiter Raymond
*Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. ~Terri Guillemets
*I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. ~Leo Buscaglia
*When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know. ~Anonymous
*Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower,
We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. ~William Wordsworth
*Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
*When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left. ~Sufi Epigram
*The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller
*Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson
*Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life. ~John Muir
*To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ~Thomas Campbell
*Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you so—it was heaven here with you. ~Isla Paschal Richardson
*There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. ~Gandhi
*He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
*Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. ~ Author Unknown
*While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor
*As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. ~Author Unknown
Sympathy, Bereavement and Condolence Quotes for Memorial Trees
*Between every two pine trees there is a door to a new life. ~John Muir
*When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope. ~Wangari Maathai
*Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and trees cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost one is sealed inside to comfort us. ~Brian Jacques
*Trees are always a relief. ~David Mitchell
*I'm planting a tree to teach me to gather strength from my deepest roots. ~Andrea Koehle Jones
*You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul. ~Max Ehrmann
*When Great Trees Fall
When great trees fall,
rocks on distant hills shudder,
lions hunker down
in tall grasses,
and even elephants
lumber after safety.
When great trees fall
small things recoil into silence,
eroded beyond fear.
When great souls die,
the air around us becomes
light, rare, sterile.
We breathe, briefly.
Our eyes, briefly,
a hurtful clarity.
Our memory, suddenly sharpened,
gnaws on kind words
Great souls die and
our reality, bound to
them, takes leave of us.
dependent upon their
now shrink, wizened.
Our minds, formed
and informed by their
We are not so much maddened
as reduced to the unutterable ignorance
of dark, cold
And when great souls die,
after a period peace blooms,
slowly and always
irregularly. Spaces fill
with a kind of
soothing electric vibration.
Our senses, restored, never
to be the same, whisper to us.
They existed. They existed.
We can be. Be and be
better. For they existed.
~Maya Angelou"Recently I was given a Tree Gift that was planted in my Father's name after his passing. Such a perfect idea, helpful to the Earth, and a gift that will live on." -Wendy S. Curious about our Tree Gifts? Click HERE