Grief and the holidays: Supporting friends through difficult days

Sympathy Grief and the Holidays: Supporting Friends through Difficult Days

Many of our favorite holiday memories include family members and our closest friends. So it’s no surprise that peo...

Your favorite sympathy gifts - Joanne Eschrich Angel

Sympathy Your Favorite Sympathy Gifts

Even though it’s not easy, reaching out to others who are going tough times is important. Sometimes it takes the f...

Grief Quote - Little by little, we let go of loss but never of love.

Sympathy Comforting Grief Quotes

Grief is one of the hardest emotions we ever face, and everyone goes through it in their own way, in their own tim...

Food for Friends in Need

Sympathy Food for Friends in Need

Ever had a friend show up with dinner or a treat when you’re having a tough time? It’s just about the nicest feeli...

Father's Day without Dad

Father's Day Father's Day without Dad: remembering lost loved ones with new traditions

For many of us, “father” is synonymous with love, guidance and support. That love does not dissipate after our fat...

Sympathy messages: what to write in a sympathy card

Sympathy What to write in a sympathy card

Signing a sympathy card isn’t easy. We search for words. We wonder what would be comforting to hear. We worry abou...

Joanne Eschrich: Angels Everywhere

Faith Joanne Eschrich: Angels Everywhere

Hallmark Artist Joanne Eschrich’s belief in the angels all around us inspired her faith collection for Hallm...

Comforting Words: What to Say and Do in Tough Times

Encouragement What to say (and do) to help someone through a difficult time

When someone we know suffers a loss or is going through a difficult situation, we’re often not sure what to ...

Expressions of Sympathy

Sympathy What can I do? Simple, meaningful ways to help immediately after a loss

We all want to be there for our friends, family and colleagues when they need us, but finding appro...

Grief and Loss: How to Comfort the Grieving

Sympathy Grief and loss: how to comfort the grieving

The sympathy cards have been safely tucked away. The flowers have been careful...

Mother's Day without Mom: remembering lost loved ones with new Mother's Day traditions

Mother's Day Mother's Day without Mom: Remembering lost loved ones with new traditions

On Mother’s Day, we celebrate the women who have loved, hoped, prayed and worked to make a difference in our lives...