Bring Comfort and Hope with Sympathy Inspirational Gifts
Thoughtful sympathy inspirational gifts combine spiritual support with encouragement in times of grief. They place an emphasis on celebrating the life of the deceased and challenge us to move on to honor our loved ones with courage and hope.
In times of grief, it's important to balance support and comfort with hope and encouragement. What offers inspiration depends on the individual. Inspiration relates to the person's world view and value system.
Hope and encouragement should be tempered and gentle so they don't seem insensitive to the pain and depression a grieving person is surely experiencing.
Inspirational Sympathy Poems
Featuring the work of Michael Smith
Of course, your own poetry will be especially inspirational to friends and loved ones who are needing a lift, so you don't have to limit yourself to those already composed.
I especially love the creations of Michael Smith, who adds stunning photography to his elegant sympathy poems. Here is an example of his work.
Sympathy Inspirational Gifts
Ideas for Your Special Situation
Inspirational Comfort and Gifts from CafePress
Comfort by Pets: Promote Pug Pride
Sympathy Gift Basket Ideas
Something for Every Sympathy Situation
You can choose from food and wine or garden themes for gift baskets. There are also some decadent sympathy gift basket ideas with treasures sure to comfort the heart and the tastebuds. Almost any category of gift can be used as a basis for sympathy gift basket ideas.
Just add a photo, a small book, a personalized picture frame or a handwritten poem or note to make any gift basket say "I am so sorry for your loss".
Sympathy Basket Choices
Pet Sympathy Gifts
Comfort for Grieving Pet Owners
Searching for pet sympathy gifts can be a little challenging so we have put together a page with a great selection of suitable gifts, some of which are available in both cat and dog versions.
Some are specific even to breed of dog. You can choose from pet memorial stones pet urns, pet statuary, or pet stepping stones and benches for the garden.
We really miss our Tess, and gathered a few of these ideas to help us remember and honor her after she died in October.
Items to Spark Your Imagination
Check out some of our favorites here
My Favorite Sympathy Music
Comforting Melodies for Healing
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