Finding words for sad occasions isn't easy and sometimes we get it wrong. Below are suggestions as to how to word messages of sympathy so as to comfort and not offend, phrases to avoid and verses to include in cards of condolence. Also featured is a range of cards and memorial gifts that include words of sympathy and condolence that you can further personalize to ensure your genuine sadness at the loss of the deceased is conveyed.
Words of Sympathy and Comfort for the Loss of a Mother or Father
Express Your Condolences for the loss of Mother, Father or other with words that express your sincere sadness for their loss and that you are thinking of them.
"I am so sorry for your loss, losing a mother/father is one of the worst things to bear, my thoughts and prayers are with you."
Ensure you use their name too. Names can feel uncomfortable to say when the person is deceased but it's very important to use them. Don't…