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Sudden Loss Funeral Homily


Few events in life are as painful as the sudden death of a loved one. Although words can’t take away the grief from the unexpected loss, this eulogy can go a long way in offering families the comfort, strength, and support they desperately need during this difficult time. A sample excerpt from this eulogy is below.

Death can rob us of so much. It can leave us broken and in tears. But, despite its power, there are some things in life which death can never touch or rob from us.

First of all, death can never rob us of love. Throughout these past years, you have built a relationship with N. He/She is a part of many of your memories. That relationship of love survives death. Not only is N. alive in your memories and alive in your heart, but he/she is really alive in heaven. Through God’s love and mercy, N. looks down on you and prays for you. From the vantage point of heaven, he/she can read your heart and can know all the things you wish you could have…

The actual length of this homily is 864 Words. Use it as a complete, compelling reflection or as a unique starting point in crafting your personal message.


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