Barbara has spent over forty years writing poems, lyrics, and sayings for cards, and interpreting the meanings and messages in song. Things like, "Hey, gorgeous!
How to write a beautiful condolence card to someone who has lost a child or young adult. Since then I have lost my mother, my best friend and a 23 year old niece.
My father-in-law died on my 61st birthday and other family members and good friends have lost spouses, siblings and parents. There has not been—nor will there ever be—a shortage of occasions to receive and express condolences, and probably nothing harder to write than a card or letter to someone who has lost a child.
Why is this so hard? The screams and wails of those who received my first calls soon after the Sheriff and Medical Examiner left our house will forever ring in my ears. What can you possibly say or write to someone who has lost a child when you are dragged into your own nightmare just by thinking about it?
I found a new dentist. It took me several years before I told my long-time physician how deeply sorry I was his son took his life—or that my father had taken his. It took the death of my own son for me to instigate that conversation. I completely get how hard it is to write something.
It reeks of being too easy and impersonal.
Find a pen and write something. The handwritten word is very powerful—your energy and emotion is imbued to the paper through the pen.
Although I vowed at the time to never re-read the cards and letters—it is nice to have something that can be held and revisited. Avoid attempts to compare, rationalize or project. In fact they are in the worst of all places—they are in hell— it is not helpful to remind them. The opening line of this card really jumped off the page for us.
Last month I had to put down my dog, Bippy, after 18 years. I thought I hated my cats and yet, as I confessed in Princess GanttI bawled like a baby when I held 22 year old Princess in my arms as the vet put in the needle to stop her heart.
I would avoid bringing up in a card any loss you have suffered. You are writing a sympathy card—not an empathy card.Birthday Wishes Dandelion Wishes Necklace Make a Wish on Dandelion Seeds in Hand Blown Glass Globe.
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