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  • ACTS MATTER

    Words to say for sorrow

    During a time of loss, a careless word can leave deep wounds
  • Acts matter. Words do, too.
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  • Acts matter. Words do, too.
    How often have we tossed out a careless remark that stung, whether we meant it to or not? In our everyday lives, we are probably guilty of this more often than we would like to admit; after all, we're only human. But when someone is grieving, at such a time of vulnerability and pain, words have the power to comfort or to leave deep wounds.
    For one who is grieving, the world becomes a strange and frightening place. When someone we dearly love dies, our world with them also dies and we not only feel vulnerable, we are vulnerable. So, what people say to us at such a time matters.
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