Our question today about writing a message of sympathy for a family tragedy and it is from Margaret. She writes: I need a suitable sympathy message for a friend who lost a daughter, son-in-law and two granddaughters in a fatal car accident. My friend has just lost four members of her family in a devastating accident and I would like to enclose a sympathy poem or verse to … [Read more...] about Help Writing Message of Sympathy For a Family Tragedy
Today we have an important question from an anonymous reader. She writes: My daughter has had a miscarriage after trying for over a year to conceive her first child. She was 11 weeks and is totally devastated. Dear Caring Mother, I am sorry for you and your daughter during this difficult time. A miscarriage is a devastating loss and unfortunately one that is … [Read more...] about How Do I Comfort My Daughter Who Has Had a Miscarriage
Today we have a question from Gina. She writes: The person who passed away is the owner of a company that my company deals with. Since I've gotten to know him and the family I consider them friends. So, what would be the proper donation amount? Dear Gina, There really is no specified amount, it is entirely up to you how much money you'd like to donate. In most cases the … [Read more...] about In Lieu of Flowers: What is the Appropriate Amount of Money to Donate?
Our Sympathy Q&A question is by Linda Haines from Silverdale, Washington. She writes: My uncle who is remarried, lost his adult son recently to cancer. I think we should send a sympathy card to my uncle personally, since he is the one who we are so close to and is feeling the grief much more than his wife. But on the other hand, we don't want to slight … [Read more...] about Sending a Sympathy Card to Just One Family Member?
Today's Sympathy Q&A question is from Natalie. I work at a Veterinary Practice and am designing a "Private Cremation Pack" This gives the owners more time to look through this booklet and decide which casket or urn they would like their beloved pet's ashes in. I am struggling with writing a covering letter with words of sympathy. Are you able to help at all? Look forward … [Read more...] about Words of Sympathy for Pet Loss