Life And Death Quotes (652 quotes)
The Most Inspiring Speech Ever: How to Get Over Death & Loss of a Loved One (By Keshav Bhatt)
I took His hand when I heard him call I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day To laugh, to love, to work, to play. Tasks left undone must stay that way I found that peace at the close of day. If my parting has left a void Then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss Oh yes, these things I too will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
Research has shown that people live longer when they are surrounded by people they love. We are beings that thrive in community and it is not healthy to deny ourselves human contact. For people that live alone, even a pet has been shown to increase the lifespan for as much as five to seven years. Those of us that have blessed with family or friends have been given a gift. They can join you in time of celebration and also in times of tragedy.
Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep - Mary Elizabeth Frye
During sad times, poetry can both rouse the spirits and calm the soul. Here are some classics that will always make for welcome reading. I do not sleep. Read the full poem. This charming poem actually has a trick up his sleeve. Sometimes, it helps to simply laugh in the face of the inevitable.
A sleep I shall have A rest I shall have Yet death will be but a pause For the peace of my years In the long green grass Will be yours and yours and yours. A limb has fallen from the family tree. Remember the best times, the laughter, the song. The good life I lived while I was strong. Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through. My mind is at ease, my soul is at rest.
Funeral poems or memorial verses are a common part of a funeral service. Be inspired with these 10 beautiful poems for funerals, or browse a collection of funeral poems for more ideas. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glint on snow. This uplifting bereavement poem was written by Mary Elizabeth Frye in the s.