Sympathy Messages for a Natural Disaster (Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Floods and More)

sympathy messages for a natural disaster

When there is a natural disaster, something like an earthquake or tsunami, the devastation can be massive. Sadly many lives are lost and homes destroyed. It is a time of both national and personal loss, grief and sadness. To the people affected it will be heartbreaking to have lost their loved ones. You may be … Read more

What to Write in a Sympathy Card for Someone You Don’t Know Well (Acquaintances & Strangers)

sympathy messages for acquaintances

When an acquaintance or someone we don’t know well suffers a loss it can be hard to know what to say to them. When reaching out to friends and family it’s a little more straightforward as your relationship is stronger. But with someone you don’t know well, or an acquaintance, your relationship will be very … Read more

Sympathy Messages for Loss of Stepfather

When you lose a father it is a pain like almost nothing else. Something that can compare though is the loss of a stepfather. A stepfather may not be a direct relation but that doesn’t stop the real bonds that form with them. So when one passes away it is understandably a period of grief … Read more

Sympathy Messages for the Loss of a Stepmother

sympathy messages for loss of stepmother

Losing a mother is unbelievably painful. And losing your stepmother is no different. Whilst she may not have been your birth mother she becomes just like one. You form a bond and relationship that is like no other. So when a stepmother passes away it is an incredibly sad and difficult time. For the whole … Read more

Sympathy Messages for the Loss of a Grandson

condolence messages for a grandson

A grandson is such a wonderful gift. Nothing is more precious to grandparents than their grandchildren So to lose one is utterly heartbreaking. Especially when you consider how young they are likely to be. If you know someone who has lost their grandson then it’s a good idea to reach out with your a few … Read more

How to Respond to Condolences and ‘Sorry for your Loss’

how to respond to condolences and sorry for your loss

Knowing how to respond to condolences people have sent or offered can be difficult. Coming soon after losing someone means the pain will still be raw and the grief at it’s most powerful. Which makes coming up with a response much tougher. Trying to decide what to say or write to acknowledge sympathy messages and … Read more

47 Condolence Messages for your Boss

condolence messages for boss

Knowing how to offer your condolences to your boss can be difficult. Or to those who have lost their boss. It’s hard enough finding the words to offer your support and comfort in a sympathy message for friends or family. But bosses are the ones that lead. They are in charge, and so take charge. … Read more

Condolence Messages for Loss of a Teacher

condolence messages for loss of teacher

If you’ve lost a teacher, or know someone who has lost a mentor, you may be wanting to reach out with a condolence message to them or their family. Some of the most important people in our lives are teachers. They help us to learn, grow and come of age. Many of us will have … Read more

Condolence Messages for Veterans and Soldiers

condolence messages for veterans and soldiers

Those who serve in the military, who put their lives on the line for our safety and freedom – they are heroes. They deserve our utmost respect for what they do and the sacrifices they so often make or have made. Unfortunately the biggest sacrifice they sadly make is giving their lives for us. Death … Read more