Some examples of sympathy messages include expressing sorrow for the loss, saying that deep sadness is felt, and mentioning that the individual is being remembered in thoughts and prayers. Hallmark lists several categori... More » Education Writing

"We are so sorry for your loss," "I hope you feel surrounded by much love" and "I'm going to miss her too" are all sympathy messages that are appropriate for writing in a card, states Hallmark. Sympathy messages help tho... More »

A sample sympathy message reads, "My heartfelt condolences to you and your family." Other examples include the formal "Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times," and the more personal sentim... More » Holidays & Celebrations notes that messages in a sympathy card may include phrases such as "You are in my thoughts," "My sincerest sympathy," "Sent with love and remembrance," "Peace, Prayers, and Blessings" and "May your h... More »

Condolence messages to a grieving family specifically expresses sympathy for the family's loss and support and provide support by assuring the family that the message sender's thoughts are with the family. A brief apprec... More »

Some messages to write in a sympathy card, as suggested by Hallmark, include, "I am sorry for your loss," "My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you," "My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time," "Y... More »

According to the Mayo Clinic, depression is a pathological emotional state characterized by sadness; irritability; low energy level; loss of pleasure from normally enjoyable events; sleep disturbances, such as oversleepi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health