Condolence Messages
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How to write a condolence message?

A written condolence message sometimes can even be difficult to write. What do you say to a family or parent who lost their children? A few words are enough. Difficult to get off the beaten track in three or four sentences … Do it in the simple, do not use words of condolences that could hurt even more people who are already on the ground. When in doubt, stay modest.





Grieving is an intense feeling that we feel when in deep sorrow as in the event of losing someone. No one wants to lose a loved one, the resulting emotion could tear one apart and is hard for every person. No words can take away the pain, we only say what we can. Here’s a list of simple and concise condolence messages that can be sent to a person in grief.

What condolences mean?

In simple terms, condolences means the way you express sympathy to someone who is pained by the loss of a very dear, or closely related person. The reason for the pain is mostly death, misfortune, and in some cases mental torture. Sometimes it might not necessarily be death, it might be a big loss, or something beyond your control that makes you overwhelmingly sad. This is what condolences mean, and it is either you are giving it to someone or you are at the receiving end.
Whenever condolences are given, you are showing concern, and actively support a person. The most common phrase used when saying or giving a condolence speech is the phrase, “I’m sorry”. This words go a long in calming a person, and making them feel a little bit better at the moment. The reason for expressing condolence is not to remove the pain, but to help provide comfort.

Here are 80 examples of condolence messages to help you find the words:

  • We are sober, we are really sad about his sudden departure, May the Creator accept our prayers on his behalf. Amen.

  • Most sincere condolences to you, loved ones and family. I believe her guardian angel will watch over us too, may her soul rest in perfect peace.

  • Dear friends, we join you today in mourning over the void caused by our good grandmother, she left us suddenly, she loved us dearly and we know that. Let’s find comfort in this, my condolences.

  • It is written, “it is appointed for man to die once and after this, judgement.” But this we pray; that mercy reigns over judgement. Wishing you a blisful rest in eternity Samuel.

  • Dear friend, I can’t explain how much i’d really miss you. You are an inspiration to the whole world. You were full of faith, courage and strength. We wish you farewell in your journey to eternity. You’d never be forgotten, rest in peace.

  • I express my earnest commiseration to you and your siblings on the demise of your brother, you and your family are in my heart.

  • I can’t understand or imagine what you’re feeling right now, don’t forget we love you and we’d always be here for you.

  • It cuts to my heart to hear about the loss that your family have experienced. Words cannot express my condolences.

  • I pray that God will comfort you himself, watch and guide over you like you’ve never experienced. My deepest condolences.

  • It deeply saddens me that your dad passed away. Be strong child, my family and I are here for you.

  • He’s he reason I am where I am today. May his soul rest in peace and may God grant you the strength to endure this great pain. I will always remember his kindness.

  • I express my sincerest sympathy to you and your family. Your loss saddens us and us others. We pray for strength for you and your family.
  • We know how difficult this time must be. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Our condolences.

  • A good soul has passed on, a good man has gone up to heaven. With a heavy heart, we part our beloved brother.

  • I feel honoured to have met your Father. He was a gift to the world. Please accept my condolence.

  • May the love that surrounds you bring comfort and peace to you and your family. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

  • This must be a really tough time. Word’s cannot describe how we feel. Just know you’re not alone. May God see us though this.

  • Our deepest condolences to you and you family. It hurts us also, know that you’re not alone. We’d get though this together.

  • I pray that God will comfort you himself, watch and guide over you like you’ve never experienced. My deepest condolences.

  • Memories of her life will never leave me. She was indeed a strong woman. My condolences on the passing of you mother. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  • I pray that the Good God brings you and your family peace, give you strength and comfort your hearts during this hard time.

  • I will carry you in my heart. You remind me of a father I never had. I’m blessed to have met you. May the Lord bring you everlasting rest.

  • I am earnestly sorry for your loss. We all will miss him. May his soul find eternal rest.

  • A truly lovable and kind person has let us and we will always miss his presence. My genuine condolences to you and your family.

  • Our dear grandmother, with heavy hearts and tears we part with you. Rest in peace.

  • She was a friend, a good woman. May God accept her spirit and keep her in a special place where she will be happy forever.

  • His life is one worth living one lived well. A man of honour and dignity. He will forever be in our hearts. Our condolences.

  • In this distressed time, we express our love, concern and condolences. We pray your heart I comforted and that of your loved ones.

  • My prayers are with and for you and your family. May God grant you strength and ease your pain.

  • Our hearts was filled with sorrow and our eyes with tears upon hearing the distressing news of your father’s passing. We extend our most sincere condolences.

  • Words cannot express what I’m feeling. My commiseration to the whole family. May her beautiful soul rest in peace.

  • I am immensely grief-stricken. Words are worthless. May she find rest and may we all see her again. I give my condolences to the entire household.

  • Prayerful, loving, kind woman full of faith and godliness. We all part with a special person. Her kindness will never be forgotten. May the soul of your aunt rest in peace.

  • Though he may not be with us physically, we know that he will always be in our hearts and minds. He was always praying for us. Now we do the same for him. Our beloved bishop.

  • How my tears flow ceaselessly when I learnt of his departure. I know you are going through a very difficult moment. We are all here for you. We’d always be.

  • During this hurting time dear Daniel, it grieved us to hear that your mum passed on. May our condolences and prayers bring you peace and comfort.

  • We lost someone close to our heart Mary. We want you to know that you are not alone in this. My entire family extends sympathy and condolences.

  • We extend our prayers, love and support. May he rest in peace. Our condolences.

Condolence what to say?

condolences message of death of motherDealing with grief is hard. A good way to ease the pain is to write condolence messages. This list contains the deepest condolence messages that could encourage a bereaved person. For such sensitive moments, one must carefully select his words.

Although it might not be enough word of encouragement to restore a grieving person back to being happy, careless words could worsen things. Always remember that the person receiving it is grieving a loss and must be positively reminded with respect and a proven condolence message. If you are not really good at consoling people, you’d find this list of condolence messages very helpful.

Who give condolences?

The question of who gives condolences is one that should give you an idea of how close you are with the bereaved. If you are a friend, relative, acquaintance of the dead person then you are expected to show sympathy, and try to share in the grief the person experiences. Condolences are not only to show sympathy, they are also a way for you to express respect for the dead. There are lots of things that can come out as the implication of showing up when your attention is needed the most.
When you are with a bereaved, you should understand that you are need that moment. You need to be also strong for whoever you are trying to comfort. If you cannot comfort the bereaved alone, then you need to also get others to help join in, and make it easier to comfort. You will equally learn a lot when you comfort others.




 

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