Examples “We are so sorry for your loss.” “I’m going to miss her, too.” “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.” “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Dan.” “Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. “With deepest sympathy as you remember Robert.” “I was saddened to hear that your grandfather passed away .
Prayer for a deceased friend I commend you, my dear [name] to almighty God, and entrust you to your Creator. May you rest in the arms of the Lord who formed you from the dust of the earth. May holy Mary, the angels, and all the saints welcome you now that you have gone forth from this life.
Grandpa , I will always miss you. But I have so many wonderful memories to hang on to. You were a role model, and a friend. Your guidance and love will carry me through to the end of my days.
Dear God, please bless my grandparents . and for the life, they give to me. For the ways they helped me and made me strong, I give thanks. For the ways, they love me no matter what, I rejoice.
Popular Euphemisms for Death Passed, passed on, or passed away . Resting in peace, eternal rest, asleep. Demise. Deceased. Departed, gone, lost, slipped away. Lost her battle, lost her life, succumbed. Gave up the ghost. Kicked the bucket.
Examples of Mourning Texts Just wanted to let you know I’m thinking of you, praying for you, and grieving with you. I’m here if you ever need to talk. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Can I bring you anything? I’m sorry for your loss. Just wanted to share my favorite photo of [name] with you.
Do Christians think praying can help a dead person get into heaven ? Not exactly. All Christians believe that only God can determine whether a person belongs in heaven or in hell . Entreaties on behalf of the deceased can ‘t sway God from what’s right, but post-mortem praying does have other uses.
God, we thank you that you never leave us, that you never forsake us, but you love us. We trust you, and pray this in your name. Amen.”
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God ; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God .
Use memories, quotes and anecdotes to make your speech more interesting. Remember that tribute is not a bibliography. Don’t try to talk about your grandfather’s entire life. Instead, tell your story – how you saw the grandfather and what he was to you.
Eulogy Outline Start with opening remarks (introduce yourself and give your relationship to the deceased). If you are an immediate family member, thank attendees (especially those who have traveled a great distance). If you are not a family member, express your condolences.
For a more traditional service, you could say something like, “Good morning/afternoon/evening, everyone, and thank you for coming today. My name is [First Name] [Last Name]. My grandmother was …”
Open my eyes to ways that I can be a blessing to them. Grant that I would be a source of joy for them and that I can honor them as they deserve to be honored. As they age, keep them healthy and strong and surround them with loving friends and family to support them and bring them joy.