When Words Aren’t Enough.

For Those Who Don’t Know What to Say: 1.   I’m Sorry: I know that sounds simplistic and lacking, but honestly sometimes the less that you say the better.  When someone you love, or just an acquaintance is grieving a loss of this magnitude, sometimes a touch and a simple I am so sorry, will be the best condolence you could give. 2. Send a Meal:  The nicest thing that we were given was the blessing of not having to think about meals.  I don’t know what I would have done if people wouldn’t have anticipated the needs of our family and provided dinners, snacks, breakfasts, and the paper products to go with.  Food was the last thing on my mind, but that didn’t work with a husband and three little boys to feed.  A website that I’ve found helpful in recent months is www.mealtrain.com, it is simple to set up and is easily updated.  This helps to organize the people who want to bless the grieving family with meals.  3.  Flowers…..well they die. When Ireland died, we got so many beautiful flowers from friends and family…but the sad part was that they died.  The smell in our house was wonderful,…

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