Memorial Card Shop Blog

Monday, 6 September 2021  |  Admin
A Million Tears Funeral Poem

We all know how important our family members and friends are for all of us. However, we also are aware of the fact that departure is inevitable. The loss of a beloved family member leaves each of us with an irreplaceable void. Our grief poems that have a familial connection will help bring families together and realize that the cord has not been severed but has remained the same in spirit.
It is completely normal for anyone to fall short of words to express their sadness and grief whenever asked to pay condolences. Finding the appropriate funeral poems to describe one's sorrow can be quite challenging.
We've compiled the most beautiful memorial verses we could find to help you honor the life and legacy of a loved one who has passed away. We hope you find them touching. For your convenience, we have divided our funeral poems to say goodbye one by one so that you can pick the best one.

We are here picking up one of the best poems about the death of a loved one out of our vast options – A Million Tears...

Before telling you a bit about this sad poem, let us inform you that there is no much information about the author of this immensely beautiful piece. However, it was submitted by a family of the New Town Missionary Baptist Church, Pine Bluff.

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Monday, 30 August 2021  |  Admin
God's Garden Poem by Melissa Shreve

Greetings and goodbyes are a part of our everyday life. Being able to find the appropriate words through the memorial poems to bid farewell to the people we care about can be tough. After all, how can you adequately communicate how much they meant to you with only a few words?

It is a blessing to be able to write your eulogy when requested to speak at the funeral or memorial of a dearly departed friend or family member. Without anything to say, other people find themselves in the unenviable position of having to look for one of the best funeral poems, which is comforting, heart-warming, and uplifting, but also polite.

Many people often mention that poems about loss and grief help them express their hidden emotions, which they are not able to convey. It is not necessary to limit oneself to poems overtly addressing death or funeral themes when you select a poem for a funeral, memorial ceremony, or celebration of life. Any of the grief poems that appeals to you and seems suitable is acceptable.


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Wednesday, 30 December 2020  |  Admin
Coping with Losing Someone Before Christmas

Christmas can be an incredibly difficult time for anyone who has lost a loved one, whether you lost them earlier in the year or closer to Christmas. There is never a good time for somebody you care about to pass away, but it can be particularly tricky during the holiday season. Throughout November and December we are bombarded with sentimental songs, movies, advertising and more, which can be a real trigger point when you are trying to overcome grief. 

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Wednesday, 2 December 2020  |  Admin
5 of the Best Irish Poems for Memorial Cards and Funerals

As suppliers of memorial cards at Memorial Card Shop we often cater for Irish Catholic funerals. Although memorials cards are now used more widely across a range of religions, and even for non-religious ceremonies, they were first recorded being used by Catholics; Irish Catholics continue to be the main user of in-memoriam cards today.

With this in mind we decided to put together a list of our favourite Irish poems that are perfect for memorials, funerals, and prayer/memorial cards. 

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Monday, 16 November 2020  |  Admin
What is a Memorial Card?

Memorial cards, also known as in-memoriam cards and sometimes mourning or funeral cards, are a personalised keepsake that is distributed at funerals or memorial services. They have a Catholic origin, although are now used within a variety of religious and non-religious ceremonies. If you are looking to find out more about the history of in-memoriam cards then we have a separate blog about their history which you can view here. Funeral or mourning cards are collected as a way to honour and remember the deceased, sometimes being kept in people’s purses and wallets or along with their other important documents.

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Tuesday, 27 October 2020  |  Admin
Helping a Grieving Friend, Partner or Family Member

As we all know grieving and mourning can be a terribly difficult time for everyone involved; The loss of a loved one is never easy and the mourning process is an important time to offer support for each other. Support can come in many forms, whether it is sending flowers and sympathy cards or simply offering an open ear. At Memorial Card Shop part of our work is helping people through grievance, so we have put together some tips on how to help your loved ones through the mourning process.

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Tuesday, 13 October 2020  |  Admin
Looking After Old Photos

In modern times we are spoiled with the number of photos we can take and keep; The average phone has the ability to take photography-quality photos and store hundreds, if not thousands, of images. Physical photo albums are becoming less and less common as the number of digital albums increases exponentially, making it is more important than ever to look after your old photographs.

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Thursday, 1 October 2020  |  Admin
Memorial Card Shop: How To Place Your Order

At Memorial Card Shop we understand that the majority of people coming to us are going through an incredibly tough time of bereavement after the loss of a loved one. This is why we will always aim to make the process of purchasing your memorial or remembrance cards as stress-free as possible; We can assure you that your situation will always be handled with empathy, care and confidentiality.

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Monday, 14 September 2020  |  Admin
Choosing a Photo for a Memorial Card

Including a photo of the deceased is common practice for funerals, whether it is in the funeral programme, as a memory board, or for personalised memorial cards. But when the decision to choose a photo rests in your hands, it can be difficult to know which is the best option.

At the end of the day you don’t need to put too much pressure on yourself in what can already be an upsetting time. We’ve put together a short guide to help you come to a decision, including some advice on what to do if you don’t think you have an appropriate photo.

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Friday, 21 August 2020  |  Admin
Our Most Popular Poems for Memorial and Condolences Cards

It isn’t easy to find the right words to say when a loved one has passed away, which is one of the many reasons people often choose to include verses, prayers and poems for memorial cards. We have a range of short verses, longer verses and thank you messages that you are free to browse, use and edit if you wish to do so.

We decided to compose a list of our most popular memorial card poems, both religious and non-religious, so you can get an idea of what people commonly put in their in-memoriam cards.


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