Finding appropriate words to express condolences and gain comfort during a time of loss can be difficult. Whether you are preparing for a funeral or unveiling and searching for inspiration or seeking personal comfort and knowledge, the poems, parables and proverbs below may be meaningful and helpful.
Those who are worn out and crushed by this mourning, let your hearts consider this:
This is the path that has existed from the time of creation and will exist forever.
Many have drunk from it and many will yet drink.
As was the first meal, so shall be the last.
May the master of comfort comfort you. Blessed are those who comforts the mourners.