Soulful Sympathy Card Messages to Show Your Support and Empathy

The loss of a loved one is unexplainable. Understanding their pain, what they are going through, is all the more difficult. In times such, they need your support, empathy, and sympathy! Grief often makes one speechless. Nothing can be more difficult than consoling a grieving heart. But words of sympathy can definitely assure the bereaved person that you are with them during difficult times. Say things that soothe their soul, and not hurt them.

We’ve stated some sympathy messages below to help you when you go speechless in such times. These sayings can be used on condolence letters as well.

Sympathy Card Wordings

When sending a sympathy card, it is very important that you include in it the right wording which shows you are with the bereaved person(s). Inappropriate words might lead to something other than the intended effect, which you certainly don’t want in such grieving times. Depending on how close you were to the person whom you are sending the sympathy card to, there are various different wording that you can include in the card. However, you need to make sure that the card does not sound pretentious and conveys the right feeling. Here are some sympathy card wordings to help you choose appropriately.


sympathy card messages

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

God’s love lights the way

and turns the darkness into day.

Words are not enough to convey my sympathies at a time like this, but I just wanted to say I’ll be by your side.

In loving memory of___, he/she will be missed dearly.

Thinking of you in these difficult times.


soulful sympathy messages

May it bring you solace

to know how many lives

have been deeply touched

by _____.

Always in our hearts.

My deepest condolences for your loss.


May those beautiful yesterdays always remain in your heart, and your sorrow gently fade away.

My thoughts are with you and your family.

Gone, but not forgotten. We’re sharing your sorrow.

I am so sorry for your loss. You are such a dear friend and I want you to know that you and your family are thought of and I will hold you in my heart. Be encouraged and know that God holds her in his arms and peace is her covering. God bless you.


soulful sympathy card message

I am sorry to hear about the loss of your___. He was an amazing man and lived a full and He was not only the kind of man people wanted to be, he was the kind of man people would be proud to be.

No one will ever be able to replace _______. He/she was really special for us.

Words do an injustice in explaining how much we will miss _______. (He/she) will remain very alive in our memories and admiration.

We will miss ____________. He was a blessing from God who is now where he really belongs.


Know that the Lord has welcomed your loved one into His home in Heaven. In Warmest Sympathy.

Life…..so fragile, Loss….so sudden, Heart….so broken,…in the wake of such a loss, we are haunted by things we don’t, and may never, understand. Yet the solace we seek may not come from answers. So we look for comfort in the belief of love’s everlasting connection. May that love lift you and hold you close, and give you peace.

Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

I like to believe that when we lose someone close to us they still live through us and give us strength. The time we have spent with those we’ve lost makes them part of us.

A sympathy card, when sent with the right wording, shows the grieving person(s) that you are there with them in their troubled times. Though words might not be able to say it all, these cards, with these sayings, are a symbol of the support you provide. It shows that you share in their grief and loss.

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