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17 Meaningful Gifts for Those Who Are Grieving

by | Feb. 23, 2018

Mormon Life

Losing a loved one is perhaps the most overwhelming and emotionally painful experience that an individual will endure. Although death is a universal part of mortal existence, each person's grief is as unique and personal as their life and the relationships they cherish. We may not know what to say to someone grieving the loss of a loved one, but these meaningful gifts can help them know we are there for them.

Families are Forever Throw Blanket

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During a time of loss, a comfortable blanket might be just what you need to wrap yourself in. This cozy throw serves as a physical reminder that families are forever.

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In the Shepherd's Care Framed Art

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This serene painting by Simon Dewey serves as a peaceful reminder that we are all in His care.

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Even This: Getting to the Place Where You Can Trust God with Anything

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This book, full of genuine realness, can comfort anyone going through an experience causing them to ask, "Where is God in this?"

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Surrounded by Love Figurine

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A special gift for anyone experience difficulty, this figurine reminds someone that they are encircled by the love of family and friends.

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She Will Find What Is Lost Framed Art

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This stunning painting by Brian Kershisnik will remind anyone that they are encircled by angels there to bear them up. This painting is also sold as a card in Deseret Book stores.

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Gone Too Soon: The Life and Loss of Infants and Unborn Children

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This book is a tenderly crafted message of comfort and counsel for those who have lost—or for those who know someone who has lost—little children due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.

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Peace in Christ Necklace

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A simple, everyday necklace that will remind the wearer that peace comes through Christ.

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A Piece of Me Matted Print

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This captivating print by Caitlin Connolly is a reminder that families are eternal and of the importance of bearing each other up.

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I Will Not Leave You Comfortless: Finding Peace in Times of Grief

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Providing comforting inspirational gems from LDS Church leaders, much-admired authors, and other insightful figures, this book will reassure those who mourn by giving them an eternal perspective as they journey toward healing.

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Families are Forever Quilt

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This quilt is a constant reminder to inspire and comfort you with the knowledge that families are forever.

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Marble Christus Statue

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This awe-inspiring cultured marble Christus statue depicts Jesus Christ just as the scriptures describe Him, beckoning to us with open arms in a most pleasant manner as if saying: “Come unto me.”

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The Gateway We Call Death

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“As I have come to comprehend more about life in all of its phases,” President Nelson writes, “I no longer feel that death is always that foe to be feared. Instead, I view it as a potential friend to be understood.” The Gateway We Call Death provides reassurance and comfort for all who seek such understanding.

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Hero Figurine

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"Hero, we honor thee, keeping safe your memory." This Willow Tree figurine can be a peaceful gift for anyone who has lost someone who has served honorably.

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For Times of Trouble

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In this tender book, Elder Holland explores dozens of scriptural passages from the psalms, offering personal ideas and insights and sharing his testimony that "no matter what the trouble and trial of the day may be, we start and finish with the eternal truth that God is for us."

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I Can Do Hard Things Necklace

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Inspiring words with dainty pearl and crystal will remind the wearer that they can do hard things.

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Lion House Rolls

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In times of loss, one of the best gifts can be comfort food. Lion House rolls can be ordered online and picked up in Deseret Book stores.

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Treasured in My Heart Frame

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This frame is a thoughtful gift that can serve as a calming reminder that this life is not the end.

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