It is paramount to reach out with words of caring, support, and gratitude to someone who is sick or at the point of death. Unfortunately, our culture is not comfortable with death and dying. Most of us feel sad and awkward when we think about what to say to someone in hospice care who has days or months to live. We feel unhappy knowing someone we sincerely care for is in a hospital receiving treatment and wishing they get well soon. Encouraging words when someone is dying could go a long way in reviving the person.
Sharing our sincere sentiments can go a long way in helping others cope with their grief. Although nothing takes away their immediate pain and suffering, we can find some measure of comfort in expressing condolences if we have friends who are dealing with one health issue or another since sharing in their grief helps create a sense of community and will help the person and their family feel less isolated.
Sharing words of encouragement to friends during their trying times is something most people do not look forward to from their loved ones but appreciate when it comes, especially from people they least expect it from. So it is a good thing to send words of encouragement to someone who is dying.
Words of Encouragement For Someone Who is Dying
1. It is a great honor crossing paths with you in this world, having impacted my life. I do not pray to let go; hang in there; keep fighting; you are a great survivor and you will surely conquer.
2. It shatters my heart to see you like this. I know you are strong; you will get out of here healthy. I want it to be on time, and I know you are surviving this. Just keep on pushing.
3. Being sick is not the end of the world. I know it is not easy lying down on the bed all day; you are going to scale through this, and you are going to come out healthy as soon as possible.
4. Thanks for all the days you have made brighter just by being you. There have been more of them than I can count. I understand being there is not something you are proud of, but you will come out healthy.
5. Thinking of the good life you have lived, the great times we have shared, I am so grateful that I found you, and yes, I am not ready to lose you, not even now or anytime soon; you will come out of there healthy.
6. I know a day will come when you will genuinely smile without necessarily worried about anything. You have been part of my life; I will always be grateful. You will get well and be better soon. Just keep pushing it.
7. I so admire the warm, funny, genuine person you are. My life will forever be better because You have been part of it, and yes, I am grateful for knowing someone like you who impacted my life positively. I can assure you that you will come out alive and healthy.
8. l wish we could have more time together, but I want you to know that I cherish the times we have had and the time we still have; stay healthy. I am sure you will fulfill your days on earth.
9. Thanks for being the one and only you and for being a blessing to so many people, especially me. You are a blessing to humans. I wish you quick healing and sound health afterward.
10. I have been beyond lucky to know you. I know you will get out of here healthy; it is not its place, and I know you will be healthy once more, and now it will be forever.
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11. I thank God every minute of my life, knowing I have someone like you. We will be parting ways soon; this is for the best. It is for you to finally lay rest in peace.
12. It is not easy wishing you farewell like this; I had to hold back my tears while typing this. I know this is not the best, but you need rest because all this suffering is too much.
13. Facing a terminal illness, the most important thing to remember is that you are not alone. You are strong and brave, and there is no way anyone can take away your strength or courage. It is difficult facing death, but I want you to know I will always be with you in spirit.
14. We have seen how much courage it takes for someone to get through this, and I admire all of the strength you have given in. Like your friends, being terminally ill is not something I wished for and am proud of. I want you to know that I appreciate your strength. You are an inspiration.
15. You do not know how hard it is for me to see you sick and dying but do not forget that many people in your life care about you. Just because I am not physically present does not mean I am not thinking about what is with you.
16. I can imagine losing you, but God knows best for putting us in this situation. You inspire others facing this; keep smiling because I can’t stand you being sad during these moments.
17. Your smile is beautiful. I like your smile, and yes, I will miss that smile. However, know that you are just going there to rest. This is not your home; heaven is where you can find eternal peace.
18. I am sad, but I am glad you are in a position where you need not struggle again. Your struggles have revealed your true strength. I celebrate you, I will miss you.
19. Thinking of the days we have spent today and the memories we created today, I don’t know; I am just grateful that I met you, and I am glad you don’t need to struggle any longer because you are going to heaven to rest forever.
20. I wish we could have more time together, but I want you to know I cherish the times we have had and the time we still have; you are strong and an inspiration to others.
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21. I am so sorry to hear what you are going through; I know it has not been easy, and I am glad you will find peace soon. Stay strong, everything is for your great good.
22. Thank you for all you do; I appreciate your gesture and value your presence. You are going to heaven and to rest forever because that is where everyone belongs.
23. You are the strongest person I know, and you need space right now, but I’m here if you need to talk; you are always in my thoughts, and I’m so grateful to have had you in my life.
24. You know that all of us are your biggest fans, and you are never alone; you will always be the smartest, funniest, kindest human being I have ever known.
25. I hope you know you are deeply loved, and I am so proud of you. I will not be offended if you cannot talk, but I will come running if you call.
26. You are still the same person I know and love. If there is anything I can do to make life even a little easier, do not hesitate to call me; I will come running like an obedient servant.
27. No one wants to die- even people who want to go to heaven do not want to die to get there- No one has ever escaped it because death is the best invention of life. Stay strong.
28. Death is not what we ask for or wish for but something everyone must experience. I know how sad it may be knowing that you will be leaving this cruel world one day to a place where you will find eternal peace.
29. Death is something everyone experience and many people have been looking forward to but not this soon anyway. I am so sad penning this to you, but I know you are going to heaven to rest in peace.
30. I really appreciate your presence in my life, and I bless God every moment knowing I know someone special like you, I really appreciate all that you have done so far and I know you are going to heaven to rest forever.
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31. Sending you love during this trying time, as words alone cannot describe the sorrow I feel now. I really am saddened by your loss and I desire that your heart is comforted.
32. He meant the world to me as I am filled with pain and grief over his loss, and I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know how I can help during this trying time.
33. Please know that my deepest sympathies go out to you and your family; I mourn your loss and pray that God be with you all in the family.
34. You have my deepest condolences as I felt terrified when I heard what happened to the family, and I know this is your trying time; I pray God be with the family.
35. It is a trying time for the family, and I know God will replenish your loss and be with the whole family. Take heart, be strong, and watch God comfort you in all areas.
36. I know you will be proud of the amazing family you have raised; thanks for putting some good humans into the world. The impact you have made cannot be forgotten.
37. Even though you have used your life to touch so many others, it is a grievous loss for the family; May Almighty God be with your family and give you the strength to bear the loss. .
38. You have shaped the community in ways you will never forget; I know it is a great pain, but please accept my condolences. I will be with you in prayer and in any other ways you will love me to stand for you.
39. Just so you know, we will be pouring an extra glass for you at the wine book clubs; you have been the heart and soul of our crew, and we plan to keep it going in your honor.
40. It is a mournful loss for the family; I know the family is going through a lot now, so please accept my condolences
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41. I can feel what you are going through and know how sad it might be for you. You are going to pass through this because you are a survivor of this sickness and you will surely conquer it.
42. You have cared for us for a long time, and we will never forget that. We will miss the warmth of your hugs and your tender kisses. We will miss you, but rest assured that we will be okay.
43. I hope it eases your mind to know that you do not need to worry about me. I will miss you a lot but know I will be okay.
44. We are surrounded by many caring people who will help us, so I hope you are not worried. This is hard, but we will find ways to care for each other, so there is no reason for you to worry about us.
45. You are a strong person. I am truly grateful you became a part of my life. You are such a beautiful person and an inspiration to everyone. You have made an impact on my life.
46. Your smile is the most beautiful thing I have seen, and it helped me get through the difficult days. I hope you feel great about how you impact our lives. We will never forget you.
47. You were always there when I needed someone to vent on. I will never forget the space you fill in my life. You made my life great. Thank you. I will never forget that.
48. I watched the sunrise, and it reminded me of your beautiful soul. You made my life more meaningful. I am so glad for all the great times we have shared. I miss you greatly.
49. I will never forget a true friend like you. I will always be grateful to you. I just wanted to tell you how important you are to me. No words can express how thankful I am for the memories we have made.
50. You are always in my thoughts. You are not alone in this. Remember that no matter what happens, you are loved deeply, and we are so proud of you.
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51. Sending you love during this difficult time. I am sorry for your loss. Words alone cannot describe the sorrow that I feel. I am saddened by your loss and I strongly wish you never had to go through this.
52. I want to be present for you, praying for you, and if there’s anything else I can do, don’t hesitate to let me know. This has happened and we just have to handle it well.
53. I know this is a trying time for the family, and it has not been easy coping with the loss; I pray that God will be with the entire family and give you maximum comfort.
54. May God strengthen the family and give you the strength to hold the pains; I pray that God be with the entire family in this trying time and give you quick healing in your heart.
55. This is the most trying time for the family, and I know how it feels to see someone close, lying down helplessly. God will see the family through this trying time.
56. My deepest condolences to the entire family, and I pray God be with you during these trying times and ease the burden for the whole family.
57. This is a very trying time for the family which we wish never happened. As it has now happened, let’s be stronghearted. I pray that God helps and heals your wound and relieves your pain.
58. I am terrified to hear about what happened, and I know that it has not been easy for the whole family ever since, but my prayers are with you, and I am always with you in spirit.
59. Sending my condolences to the entire family; may God strengthen you all and give the whole family the fortitude to endure during this trying time.
60. Sending hugs and warmth to the whole family. I know it has not been easy since everything happened, but I will always stand with the family and render my support when necessary.