An example of a free memorial verse from Everlife Memorials is, "I think of you as watching from / a time and space beyond the sky, / a place where we might someday come" while another is "Life is not measured / By the number of breaths we take, / But by the moments / That take our breath away." An example of a longer free memorial verse from Next Gen Memorials is Helen Steiner's "The Comfort and Sweetness of Peace," which reads, "After the clouds, the sunshine, / after the winter, the spring, / after the shower, the rainbow, / for life is a changeable thing. / After the night, the morning, / bidding all darkness cease, / after life's cares and sorrows, / the comfort and sweetness of peace."Continue Reading
A shorter, but more personal verse from Next Gen Memorials is "Our joys will be greater / Our love will be deeper / Our lives will be fuller / Because we shared your moment."
Comforting Bible verses are popular for memorials. One example is 2 Corinthians 5:1, which reads: "For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens."Learn more about Holidays & Celebrations