It can be very difficult to find the right words to express one’s grief. Here are a number of memorial quotes & poems that can be used to honor a loved one. They have been formatted to fit these memorial cards and memorial bookmarks that all feature eco-friendly seed paper to plant in memory of your loved one. Simply place the seed paper in soil, cover with a thin layer of soil and keep it moist and in the sun to watch flowers bloom and grow.
The world may never noticeIf a Snowdrop doesn’t bloom,Or even pause to wonderIf the petals fall too soon.But every life that ever forms,Or ever comes to be,Touches the worldin some small wayFor all eternity.
If tears could buildA stairway andMemories were a laneWe would walk rightUp to heaven andBring you back again
When Tomorrow Starts Without Me
When tomorrow starts without me,And I’m not there to see;If the sun should riseand find your eyesAll filled with tears for me;I know how much you love me,As much as I love you,And each time that you think of me,I know you’ll miss me tooSo when tomorrow starts without me,Don’t think we’re far apart,For every time you think of me,I’m right here, in your heart.
When tomorrow starts without me,Don’t think we’re far apart,For every time you think of meI’m right here, in your heart
Life is But a Stopping Place
Life is but a stopping place, A pause in what’s to be,A resting place along the road,to sweet eternity.We all have different journeys.Different paths along the way,We all were meant to learn some things,but never meant to stay…Our destination is a place,Far greater than we know.For some the journey’s quicker,For some the journey’s slow.And when the journey finally ends,We’ll claim a great reward,And find an everlasting peace,Together with the lord
Forget Me Not
Forget me notWhen I am goneIn hearts and prayersI will live onBe strong, be braveAnd dry your tearsRemember allOur happy years
I Thought of You
I thought of you with love today,but that is nothing new.I thought about you yesterday,and days before that too.I think of you in silence,I often speak your name.All I have are memoriesand a picture in a frame.Your memory is a keepsake,with which I’ll never part.God has you in His keeping,I have you in my heart.
If Tears Could Build
Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep
Do not stand at my grave and weep,I am not there, I do not sleep.I am in a thousand winds that blow,I am the softly falling snow.I am the gentle showers of rain,I am the fields of ripening grain.Of birds in circling flight,I am the starshine of the night.I am in the flowers that bloom,I am in a quiet room.I am in the birds that sing,I am in each lovely thing.Do not stand at my grave and cry,I am not there. I do not die.
~Mary Elizabeth Frye
Perhaps They Are Not Stars
Perhaps they are not stars,but rather openings in heavenwhere the love of our lost onespours through and shinesdown upon us to let us knowthey are happy.
Loving Memories Never Die
Loving memories never dieAs years roll on and days pass byIn our hearts a memory is keptOf one we lovedAnd will never forget.
The Lord is my Shepherd;I shall not want.He makes me lie downin green pasturesHe leads me beside still waters.He restores my soul.Even though I walk through thevalley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil,for you are with me;Your rod and your staff,they comfort me.Surely goodness and mercy willfollow me all the days of my life,and I shall dwell in the houseof the Lord forever.
Share these memorial bookmarks at a service to remember a loved one in a unique way that is eco-friendly and beautiful. The handmade seed paper shapes are made from post-consumer material and are infused with wildflower seeds that will grow when the shape is planted in soil. Choose from this variety of beautiful poems to print on the front or send us your own special message to honor your loved one.
“Mothers plant the seeds of love that bloom forever.”
“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.”
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal;Love leaves a memory no one can steal.”
“Gone yet not forgotten, although we are apart,Your spirit lives within me, Forever in my heart.”
“Always in our thoughts, Forever in our hearts.”
“Forever remembered, Forever missed.”
“A garden of beautiful memories, sprayed with a million tears.”
“In the hearts of those who loved you, you will always be there.”
“As you were you will always be, treasured forever in our memory.”
“I keep in my heart the love of the past, for there it was planted forever to last.”
“Your presence I miss, your memory I treasure, loving you always, forgetting you never.”
“Always a smile, instead of a frown, always a hand, when one is down. Always true, thoughtful and kind, wonderful memories she left behind.”
“His life earnest, his actions kind, a willing hand, an active mind. A loving brother and faithful friend.”
“An understanding heart, an intelligent mind, we miss you Dad, You were one of a kind.”
“Your smile has gone forever, and your hand we cannot touch. We have so many memories, of you, Dad, we loved so much.”
Remember a loved one with these memorial cards that are perfect to hand out as favors at a service to family and friends. Each card features a handmade seed paper shape made from post-consumer material to plant and grow in loving memory. Choose from this variety of beautiful words to print on the front or send us your own special message to honor your loved one.
As sunlight shines through window paneTo that familar spot on the floorThe place where you used to lieBut now you are no moreOur feet would walk togetherDown our routine trailSo joyous were those times of oursAs you wagged your tailBut now those times of fun have goneAnd in my heart you’ll stayI will cherish our memoriesUntil we meet again some day
A Dog is loved,Missed, and remembered.The loss is shared.With remembrance of ourCherished companionWith remembranceOf a dog so loving and loyalA loyal companionAnd part of the family,You will be missedA best friendAnd a lovely member of the family,You will be missedForever in our heartsOur furry friend
I lost a treasured friend todayThe little dog who used to layHer gentle head upon my kneeAnd share her silent thoughts with me.She’ll come no longer to my call,Retrieve no more her favorite ballA voice far greater than my ownHas called her to His golden throne.Though my eyes are filled with tearsI thank Him for the happy yearsHe let her spend down here with me,And for her love and loyalty.
Forever in our hearts,Our furry friendTo make heaven perfectFor those adored,God made sure thosePearly Gates contained a kitty doorForever in our hearts,We remember our furry friendAlthough she is gone,Their love will last our lifetimeCats come into our lives,And leave paw prints on our hearts
May you find comfortIn remembering your special friendMay time heal your heart,And memories comfort your soul.May special memoriesBring us comfort now and alwaysMay fond memories ofYour beloved pet/dog/cat warm your heartsOur perfect companionsNever have fewer than four feetSo many steps we took together,Forever loved
“To our cherished pet and companion.”
“Forever in our hearts we remember our furry friend.”
“A cuddly companion forever remembered.”
“In loving memory of a faithful friend and companion.”
“In memory of our furry friend.”
“In memory of our cuddly companion.”
“To a dog so affectionate and loyal.”
“A loyal friend forever remembered.”
Commemorate your furry friend with these plantable memorial cards that feature a seed paper shape embedded with seeds that grow into gorgeous flowers when planted. Friends and family can cherish the life of your pet and will be reminded of the life they celebrated every time they look to their garden. Choose from this variety of beautiful words to print on the front or send us your own special message to honor your beloved pet.
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