I’ve compiled the following quotes for grieving to help those coping with the death of a loved one. I’ve personally found that coming to a place where our belief in an afterlife is acknowledged, strengthened or even merely stirred, can help us move through the process of bereavement.
While these quotes for grieving come from various sources including myself, I hold a personal affinity for the ones that help support and acknowledge a belief in an afterlife. I know my own journey through grief, as I found myself coping with the death of a loved one, was made so much easier by focusing upon the truth contained in such quotes.
These quotes for grieving can serve various purposes. They can be used to help someone you know who is coping with the death of a loved one. You might choose to these quotes for grieving as messages in sympathy cards or these quotes may simply help you, yourself, as they serve to support you through your journey through grief, if you find yourself currently coping with the death of a loved one.
Coping with the death of a loved one is never easy, but through reminding ourselves about important spiritual truths and bolstering our belief in an afterlife through such things as reading and meditating upon quotes for grieving and quotes about life after death, we can help ourselves immensely.
There should be no fear of death, for the death of the body is but a gentle passing to a much freer life. - Helen Greaves
It’s amazing to me that not only can those on the other side relay messages through thought and voice, but they can leave inanimate objects for us find as well. We can never fully comprehend the power of love, or how these things happen, but we can look for evidence, find it is real, and be grateful for all the signs that come our way of their continuing life. - Patrick Mathews (Never Say Goodbye – A Medium’s Stories of Connecting With Your Loved Ones)
At Death we are aware that we are more than just our physical bodies. - James Van Praagh
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
I know that The Other Side, and the spirits who live there, are as real as this earth we live on, and that the only thing separating “her” from “there” is a thinly veiled difference in vibrational frequency. - Sylvia Browne
I know that there is no such thing as death, because our spirit has always been alive and always will be. We are as eternal as God who created us. - Sylvia Browne
Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow. - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D.
Quotes For Grieving - Quotes For Comfort
A rose will still be a rose in heaven, but it’ll smell ten times sweeter. Meg Woodson
Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. - Mother Theresa
Death is but a transition from this life to another existence where there is no more pain and anguish. All the bitterness and disagreements will vanish, and the only thing that lives forever is love. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross M.D.
…..Even in the darkest, coldest, loneliest hours, the sun continues to shine. It’s just that temporarily we can’t see it or feel it. John E. Welshons
What is found in our loved ones is found in ourselves. It’s our connection to our hearts. It’s our connection to each other. It’s our connection to our Creator. - John E. Welshons
Healing is not forcing the sun to shine, but letting go of that which blocks the light. - Stephen and Ondrea Levine
Let your tears feed your heart. - John E. Welshons
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. - Kahil Gibran
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. - John Taylor
My Own Quotes For Grieving
If physical life is said to be akin to sleeping, death is the greatest awakening of all.
To die from physical life is to realize there was never any real reason not to love. Those who grieve a deceased loved one are now loved without condition and with an intensity that they cannot even imagine.
The death of a loved one is often a reminder of how deeply we are capable of loving...and it is important during such times to remember that pure love does not hurt. Do not be afraid to feel your love for the deceased fully...love them with abandon and allow the tears that arise to cleanse. Love transforms.
In death, my brother is now closer to me than ever. I continually remind myself that he is always but a thought away, as close as my next heart-beat.
Death is merely the reopening of a door that is immediately familiar. We do not close the door behind us, but allow it to remain open so we may flow back and forth freely like a whimsical breeze.
I trust that the above quotes for grieving have been of benefit. The physical loss of those we love is undoubtedly the most difficult part of physical existence, however, through expanding our consciousness to perceive from a more expansive vantage point, we come to not only strengthen our belief in an afterlife, but to KNOW the truth of our eternal nature.
Please feel free to share your own quotes for grieving or any insights about coping with the death of a loved one you may have. I also appreciate all opinions about life after death and belief in an afterlife, regardless of whether you agree with the viewpoints espoused on this site or not. I look forward to reading your comments and quotes for grieving.
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Life after life exists
I totally agree there is life after life. We lost our child after an eight year battle with a legion on his brain. In this time our spiritual beliefs grew. …
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