Category Archives: Grief Quotes

Inspirational grief quotes for those coping with the loss of a loved one.

Inspirational Quote 11.12.15 winters of your grief

“And a woman spoke, saying, “Tell us of Pain.” And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. And could you keep your heart in wonder at

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Inspirational Quote 10.1.15: Unending Love

  [Editor] I encountered this prayer/poem/song during a High Holy Day service last week. It was new to me, and I found it incredibly comforting.   An Unending Love We are loved by an unending love. We are embraced by arms that find us even when we are hidden from ourselves. We are touched by

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Inspirational Quote 9.17.15: bereaved parents

“She closed her eyes, silently continuing the pleas that she be given words that might soothe, words that would begin the healing of bereaved parents. She had seen, when she entered the kitchen, the chasm of sorrow that divided man and wife already, each deep in their own wretched suffering, neither knowing what to say

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Inspirational Quote 9.3.15: Rituals of Grieving

“Before I lost my father, I never understood the rituals surrounding funerals: the wake, the service itself, the reception afterward, the dinners prepared by well-meaning friends and delivered in plastic containers, even the popular habit of making poster boards filled with photos of the dear departed. But now I know why we do those things.

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Inspirational Quote 8.27.15: your heart will still love

“Nothing big ever happens, good or bad, unless the floor falls out first. Let your longing wind you down through that spiral. And know that falling can be the most wickedly awesome and totally safe thing you’ve ever done. Down, down, down, because when you hit that solid ground you’ll know. You might touch down

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