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You may feel the need for comforting words before or after a loved one dies. We don’t presume to be able to tell anyone what to say. If a dying person requests comforting words or prayers to be said from their tradition, or if you need some guidance about what one might say at this difficult time, here are a few examples to draw from.


Death, dying, grief and loss touches everyone of us, and when we seek to be more compassionate, most often the right words come out, even if a bit awkward. Intention is a wonderful guidance system. As an end-of-life educator, and trainer, the wisdom we share that is most helpful is…


Quotes tagged as "dying-last-words" Showing 1-22 of 22 “Now would you do me a favor?' From somewhere inside me came this devastating assault to make me cry. But I withstood. I would not cry. I would merely indicate to Jennifer - by the affirmative nodding of my head - that I would be happy to do her any favor whatsoever.


But most who have experienced the death of a loved one appreciate compassionate expressions from others. Often, the best condolence is simply being there. Many times we feel the need to eliminate the suffering of those in grief, but this is a wrong expectation and can lead to more harm than good.


Words such as these helped, even just a little. I hope they do for you too. Here are another 20 moving quotes on losing and missing a father: “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.” ... “Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time…


As a hospice volunteer, I am often called to sit vigil with those that are dying, and many of them are life-long churchgoers. As I spend time with them, on occasion a friend or relative may stop in and read a verse or two (most often the 23rd Psalm) and it seems to immediately create a sense a peace for the person, especially if they have been agitated and in distress.


We can be the ones to write the words or send the laugh in an encouragement card that helps someone through a rough day—or a whole tough season of life. If the difficulty of someone’s situation has you feeling stumped about what to say, keep reading. In the rest of this article, you’ll find ideas for adding your own personal message to an ...


I felt like there was someone out there who really needed these Words of Encouragement to help through difficult times. I hope you enjoy and always "Hang In ...


The words of encouragement can give true hope to someone and can make morale up. Some surprising benefits can be seen if we say some motivating words to the one who needs them. It is sometimes not possible to fulfill what the others want but the psychological factor is that the words of motivation and encouragement help a lot at that time.


Your friends, family, colleagues, and some words of encouragement are all you need to pull through. This post is a list of uplifting words that may help you encourage yourself, your friend, or even the people in your workplace. We have gathered 141 words of encouragement that can brighten up your day and bring you positivity.