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Missing You: 22 Honest Quotes about Grief

Missing You

Grieving over and missing someone you love is a big deal. It’s not always easy to give voice to the thoughts and emotions inside you. These swell up to tears and down to numbness, then repeat, and it seems like no one else understands or can fathom. These 22 honest quotes about grief are provided here to help you find the right words to express just how much you miss your loved one. Feel free to share, pin, or save as your background or screen saver. Continue reading Missing You: 22 Honest Quotes about Grief

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Sympathy Meals: How to Make & Deliver Meals for a Grieving Family

Sympathy Meal Tips and Recipes

Sympathy meals are a wonderful way of showing support, love, and solidarity with a bereaved family. Sharing food – especially a homemade meal – or showing care by sending a meaningful gift will often be remembered long after the flowers have faded and the words of a eulogy forgotten.

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20 Funeral Quotes for A Loved One’s Eulogy

When composing a eulogy for a loved one, the most difficult part can be finding an apt starting point. Fortunately, many creative minds – authors, poets, musicians, and world leaders – have wrestled with life and death and have emerged with concise, insightful, and stirring funeral quotes to give us guidance. Here are some of the best and most useful eulogy and funeral quotes, presented with lovely imagery and elegant typography for your inspiration.

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Creating A Memorial Space in Your Home

Memorial Space

A loved one’s death will leave many things behind – photos, letters, trinkets, clothing, and much more. More than just the tangible stuff which surrounds us, a departed loved one will leave behind a lifetime of memories and a vast empty hole in the lives of those around them. One way to deal with the intangible effects of a family member’s death is to make use of the tangible things to create a memorial space in your home.

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Comforting Scripture Verses

Bible Verses

Christians turn to the Word of God, the Bible, for hope and comfort during times of trial, loss, or grief. Here is a collection of beautiful images and comforting Scripture verses laid out in attractive typography, for you to share with friends, use as a desktop background, pin, or simply read through for inspiration, hope, and comfort from the Word of God. Continue reading Comforting Scripture Verses

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Should A Child Attend A Funeral?

Grief Blog: What's Your Grief

The article “Should A Child Attend A Funeral?” is a guest post by Litsa Williams (M.A., L.G.S.W.) and Eleanor Haley (M.S.) of the poignant, winsome, and well-written grief & loss blog What’s Your Grief. In addition to the many helpful insights you’ll find on their blog, you would be well-served by following their thoughtful posts on Facebook or Google+.

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7 Tips for What to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

Grief & Loss: Words to Say

If you know someone who has suffered a loss, and you’re looking for what to say to someone who is grieving, here are seven helpful suggestions from Goings, Graces. These quotes are taken from the thoughtful post entitled, “What to say when there is nothing to say.” Continue reading 7 Tips for What to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

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Talking to Children About Death

Death conversations

Handling grief when a loved one passes can be difficult enough for us grown-ups, and talking to children about death can be more difficult still. Yet children too must grieve, and helping a child through the loss of a loved one, be it a sibling, parent, grandparent or friend doesn’t have to be intimidating. Continue reading Talking to Children About Death

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Death and Social Networking Accounts

Death and Social Networking

Over the last few years, social media sites like MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and many others have become a part of our everyday lives. We use theses sites to share some of the major moments in our lives with our friends and the world. But what happens to those accounts after someone dies?  Continue reading Death and Social Networking Accounts