If you’re finding it difficult to come up with the right words for a sympathy card message, you’re not the only one. It is a problem that most people will face at some time. What’s the correct thing to say? How can I express exactly what I feel in words? And how can I not make it sound corny or forced? You will want your sympathy message to sound heartfelt and truthful, not forced and fake. Thankfully we can help you.
We have combined a large selection of sympathy card messages to give you ideas and inspiration for your own messages, making sure you will never have trouble in thinking what to say. So try some of the general sympathy card messages below that should be suitable for practically any card. Or head back to the home page and select the category that most suits what you are looking for.
Short Sympathy Messages
With Deepest Sympathy
With Heartfelt Condolences
Sharing your sadness
Always in our hearts
Our love and thoughts are with you
Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With You
Keeping you in our prayers
Thinking of you in these difficult times
Thinking of you
So sadly missed
We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss
My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time
We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family
We want to express our sympathy and let you know that our thoughts are with you
Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
Please remember that you are not alone. we are always here for you
May your memories give you peace and comfort
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same
Wishing you as much peace as possible during this difficult time
I am sending you a hug and my love through this note.
I wish you peace and healing during this time
We join all of you in your sorrow.
Our warmest condolences
Please accept my/our condolences
With caring thoughts
Long Sympathy Messages
It seems so cruel to lose one so dear. Time may dull the pain, but we will never forget _______. Please accept my condolences.
I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive. I wish you enough pain that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger
There are times when there are too few words left to heal us, when what we wish for is to be carried, when all we have left is the hope that tomorrow will be a more gentle place to land than today
It was with great sadness that we/I learned of _______’s passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and we hope that in a small way they help through these trying times
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived
May memories of _______ and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead
Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends and family for strength, and always remember how much you are loved
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart
I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort
Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about ______ death. We are here to support you in your grieving process. With sincere sympathy,
We share comfort in knowing _______ is no longer suffering. We send thoughts of sympathy and support to you as you begin your journey without _______
I am praying for you to get through this time with the peace that comes from the knowledge that God loves you and that He will take care of you
I hope you understand that when people write in a card, ‘Sorry for your loss,’ it is only because they can’t put together words to describe what they are wanting to express to you during this time. With that said, I am sorry for your loss
I was saddened to hear of your loss, and I realize you have lost a blessing from God. I pray that God will bless continue to bless you in other ways and strengthen you.
I wish I could do more than give you my sympathy. Please let me know how I can help. Know that I am here if you need anything, and I love you
I wish I could express to you all the appropriate words. All I can say is that I am sorry for your loss and that I want you to know that you mean a great deal to me