How To Personalize A Memorial?

When the option of personalizing a memorial is available, you can customize it as per your preferences and make it unique and meaningful.

After all, memorial, whether in the form of headstones, grave markers, plaques, memorial jewelry, keepsake rocks, memorial stones, wind chimes, and other similar items are used to remember and honor a departed loved one.

The simplest and most thoughtful way of personalizing a loved one is to get a heartfelt message, epitaph, emblem, artwork, inspirational saying, Bible verse, song, prayer, poem, etc. engraved on the memorial.

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Besides, getting a photo of the loved one etched on a gravestone, memorial urn, garden accent stone, etc., is another popular idea for personalizing a memorial already displaying the name, and dates of birth and death of the deceased. Certain memorials such as urns can include photo frames.

Memorial Quotes and Messages

  • “If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I’d walk right up to Heaven, and bring you home again.”
  • “Our hearts still ache in sadness, And secret tears still flow, What it meant to lose you, No one will ever know.”
  • “Those we have held in our arms for a little while we hold in our hearts forever.”
  • “Your life was a blessing, Your memory a treasure, You are loved beyond words, And missed beyond measure.”
  • “Our hearts still ache in sadness, And secret tears still flow, What it meant to lose you, No one will ever know.”
  • “Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.”
  • “The memory of a good person is a blessing.”
  • “God himself took a day to rest in, and a good man’s grave is his Sabbath.”
  • “Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down.”
  • “Heaven is a place nearby, so there’s no need to say good bye.”

In addition, you can consider the following inspirational quotes and saying when getting sympathy or memorial gifts for bereaved near and dear ones.

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Anonymous

“While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.” – J Taylor

“The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” – Pierre Auguste Renoir

“The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.” – Eileen Elias Freeman

“To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness.” – Erich Fromm

“What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them”. – Leo Tolstoy

“Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear.” – Anonymous

“For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.” – Romans 14:8

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” – Emerson Ralph Waldo

While choosing a message or quote to be carved on a memorial, check with the manufacturer about the amount of space and lines you are allowed to add. You may also get meaningful symbols engraved, especially in case of a headstone.

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