Sympathy messages are generally used to express condolences or show people that you are sorry about something, particularly about their loss or about the deep problem. It is not in everyone’s cup of tea to express sympathy feeling. Sometimes, you really want to open your arms and give someone the biggest hug in order to ease their sadness or heavy feeling. However, it is quite hard, especially when the one in grief is not particularly close to you. The best way to express the condolences is probably by writing or sending messages to them.
Even though the sympathy is expressed through words, it is still very difficult to create those words of sympathy. Sometimes, you just cannot do it because sympathy messages are supposed to be moving and warm. However, not everyone can write well, especially writing about sad, full-of-empathy messages. If you are in this situation right now, you do not have to worry about creating your own words of sympathy. You can just use some of the messages down below. They are all useful to express sympathy, especially condolences. Sending them to someone in grief can truly give more strength and show them that they are not entirely alone.
Heartfelt Sympathy Messages
I’m sure your heart is aching. We want you to know that we are here for you if you need anything. Expect us to check in soon.
We hold you close in our thoughts and hope you know you can lean on us for whatever you may need.
It was truly a pleasure working with your father for 17 years. He will be deeply missed.
My deepest condolences to you and your family during this time. Your mother was an amazing woman and she will truly be missed.
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.
What a good and generous man your father was. I thought his funeral service was a wonderful tribute to him and all he has done for our community. He will be missed.
Please know I am here to listen, comfort, and lean on during this difficult time.
Nobody could tell a funny story like your mom. Remember at your graduation party—the story about the vacuuming incident? My face hurt for a full day after from laughing so much. I’ll always cherish those memories of fun times spent with her.
Your father was an extremely caring and kind man. I know that no matter where you are, he will always be watching over you.
Wishing you as much peace as possible during this difficult time.
I have no idea what you must be going through in losing what I think is one of the most important compasses in your life. I know your mom was that to you and with this loss comes so many layers of heartache. Please know my heart is open to giving you anything you might need during this time of incredible loss.
We are so lucky to have you as a member of our office and are saddened to hear of your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts.
It’s been a while, but I know that the hurt doesn’t go away when the cards and casseroles do. I’m still here for you.
Nothing quite compares to the love of a spouse. I want you to know that I am thinking about you and am here for you always.
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
He was an amazing friend, husband and exceptional human being. A great soul, may he rest in peace. Sorry to hear about this news. We stand with you in this time of need.
I am saddened to learn of the loss our family has suffered and hope to move through this difficult time together as one.
Thinking of your family with love and wanting to help out in any way I can. I’ll call to see when would be a good night to bring over a meal.
Your child’s big heart and personality were contagious. My heart breaks for you and your family during this time.
Please remember that you are not alone. we are always here for you.
Sympathy Quotes for Loss of Loved One
The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around, reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
– Leonardo da Vinci
We never truly lose the people that we love, even to death.
Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.
Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price for love.
A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does,
The memory and love of our loved ones are sealed inside to comfort us
Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts.
– Dorothy Ferguson
What we once have enjoyed we can never lose. All that we deeply love becomes a part of us.
– Helen Keller
To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart and you will see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
– Khalil Gibran
And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief.
Sympathy Messages for Loss of Mother
Please accept my condolences for the loss of your mother. From what I heard, she was a great woman to be admired. I’ll be thinking about you in the coming days and saying a prayer for you now and then.
In these moments of loss, words are useless. God rest her soul in peace and the angels to always be there with you!
A mother is with us always. First in her lifetime, then forever in our memory.
Extending my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother and praying that your faith will give you strength in this sad time.
I am truly sorry to hear about your loss. Your mother was a great woman and she will be truly missed and will always be remembered.
I admire the way your Mom lived her life and the light she brought to others. She was a very special woman and I’m very sorry for your loss.
Your mother was the kindest and gentlest woman I have ever met. I feel so fortunate to have known her and extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
May fond memories of your mother bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.
I pray to God to give you strength to deal with this situation and I hope that your mom is now resting in peace. Please know that we share in your grief.
The heart that your mother had for others is a rare gift to the many people who had the privilege to know her and be blessed by her. Please accept my condolences.
Mother is the most precious being on earth. No one and nothing can fill the void created by the loss of our dear mother.
No matter the time, no matter the age, no matter the circumstance, when you lose your mother, you feel as though you’ve lost a part of your very self. Please accept my condolences.
Sympathy Messages for Loss of Father
I’ll always cherish the memories I had with your family. I loved hanging out at family barbecues and parties with them. I’m so sorry about your dad’s loss. Please extend my condolences to your family.
We remember a very special man. Your father was one of the most wonderful people we ever had the honor of meeting, and we’re so sorry for your loss.
My condolences to you for the passing of your father. There will never be another man like him.
I’m so sorry to hear about your dad’s death. Your father was one of the kindest people I’ve ever met, and I was lucky to get to know him. I’ll miss him, too.
Nobody could light up a room the way your father could. We’re going to miss him at our gatherings, but we’re so blessed to still have him in our hearts.
Losing your dad can be extremely difficult because you are losing a source of strength, stability and consistency in your life. I am sorry for your loss.
Your father was so proud of you and loved you so much. I hope this comforts you as you deal with his loss. I’m so sorry about his death. I’d love to help you in any way possible. Let me know what I can do.
Your father left a permanent imprint on the hearts of everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. He will be greatly missed.
I hope it comforts you to know that your grief is shared by all of us who knew your dad. He was a wonderful man and he will be sorely missed.
Thinking of you during this difficult time. I’m so sorry for your loss and want to extend my sympathies to you. I’m sure your father was a great man who will be missed.
The lessons taught by a father as loving and wise as yours will last a lifetime. May you always feel his presence in your heart.
Your father was one of the nicest people I know and I know that he was a great dad too. You have my deepest sympathy on your loss.
Deep Condolences Quotes
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.
– John Taylor
Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
– Victor Hugo
Had I not loved so much I would not hurt so much. I will hurt. And I will be grateful for that hurt for it bears witness to the depth of our meaning. And for that I will be eternally grateful.
– Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.
I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.
– Leo Buscaglia
Whoever you hold in the heart of you, is forever and always a part of you.
– Rossiter Raymond
Seashells remind us that every passing life leaves something beautiful behind.
A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.
– Maya Angelou
When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.
– Sufi Epigram
When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know.
To lose someone you love is to alter your life forever. You don’t get over it because it is the person you loved. The pain stops, there are new people, but the gap never closes. How could it? This hole in my heart is in the shape of you and no-one else can fit it.
– Jeanette Winterson
Sympathy Messages for Loss of Husband
Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your husband.
I wish to express my sympathy over the death of your dearest husband. You are in a place of hurt, and all I can say is that you should be strong.
Please know that you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know that there is little I can say to console you but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this tragic time.
My heart goes out to you and your family on the passing of your husband, father and best friend, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Your husband was a wonderful man who was filled with compassion for others. Our community will miss a man who stood by us through think and thin.
My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know you had a great marriage and loved him so much. I share your grief at this very difficult time.
I heard about the passing of your husband; I hope you can take some comfort in knowing that he was a great friend, and he will be sorely missed.
Accept my deepest sympathy over the death of your beloved husband. He lived a good life. Stay strong.
It was such a shock to hear of your husband’s passing. I am still trying to get over the tragic news. Your husband was so well thought of by everyone who knew him and he will be sorely missed. You have my very sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Stay strong.
Sympathy Messages for Loss of Child
We are truly sorry for your terrible loss. Losing a child is heartbreaking. Our heart aches for you and your family.
I feel so lucky to have been graced by your son’s warm spirit and cheeky smile. He was one of a kind and can never be replaced. I will miss him dearly and send me sincerest condolences
The joy your son brought into our lives was immeasurable. His presence was a gift. He will be greatly missed, and never forgotten.
No words can express the pain that you are going through and my prayer for you is that God will give you strength to face the coming days ahead without this lovely child.
May you find comfort in God and the strength he brings as you mourn the loss of your child. My prayers will be for you alone
You are wonderful parents and your daughter was so blessed. Her light is shining down on the both of you.
Brief as your child’s life was, may we ever remember the joy the child brought to all of us. Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your child.
I imagine there is no pain deeper than losing a child. My heart and prayers go out to you at this most difficult time
I wish I could take some of your pain away. I am here for you and love you. Please reach out if you need anything at all.
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Meaningful Sympathy Cards
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Condolences Text Messages
Heartfelt thoughts go out to you in this time of sorrow.
You and your family are in our prayers. Sorry to hear of your loss.
Please accept our deepest sympathies. In this time of grief, you are in our thoughts and in our prayers.
Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.
Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
In this time of grief where a life is lost,
Remember you have friends who wish to comfort you the most.
I’m always there in your hour of need. May her soul rest in peace.
May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
Word’s cannot express the sadness we feel for you dealing with the death of your father.
Religious Sympathy Messages
The Lord walks beside us through the darkness and leads us back to peace. Please know that we’re praying for you during this difficult time.
We pray that God will give you strength and courage in your time of bereavement. Take comfort in friendship, prayer, and peace in love.
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.
Please accept my deepest sympathies and know that my prayers are with you now and always. May God heal you in His infinite graces, and bless you with His love.
Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.
We pray that you and your family would sense God’s presence in every one of these moments. You have our deepest sympathies.
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.
Only God can know what you are feeling in your heart now, and only He can restore your spirit. I am available to pray with you anytime.