The loss of a mother is a great loss. Moms are special people. Finding the right words of sympathy to comfort someone who lost his/her mom can be difficult. Most people will lose their mom some time during their lifetime. The following messages can be used in your card when you don't know what to write, but you can edit these to fit the situation.
Moms stay in a very special part of our hearts even after they pass. I am deeply sorry to hear of your loss.
I am sorry you lost someone so important and special in your life. I’ll be praying for you and the rest of your family.
From when I have heard you talk about your mother, she sounded like she was a great woman. She did an excellent job raising you as evidenced by your character. I am sorry for your loss.
No one can replace a mom, but God can comfort a grieving heart. He knows what you need during this time much better than anyone else.
The heart that your mother had for others is a rare gift to the many people who had the privilege to know her and be blessed by her. Please accept my condolences.
There’s a special place in all of our hearts for our mothers, just like there’s a special place in every mother’s heart for her children. You must continue to carry her memory in that special place in your heart. I am sincerely sorry for the loss of your mother.
Please accept my condolences for the loss of your mother. From what I heard, she was a great woman to be admired. I’ll be thinking about you in the coming days and saying a prayer for you now and then.
I’m sorry for the loss of you mother. It only makes sense for me to do what you mother would have done in this situation if it were someone she knew. I’ll pray for you, call you soon, and bring some soup in the coming week.
To lose your mom is to lose a very close and loyal friend who has known and loved you your entire life.
God gives us the gift of mothers to provide us nurturing, comfort, and support. God can still provide that for you now, but he’ll have to do it in a different way. I’ll be praying for you to have comfort and support from God.
It takes a special person to be a good mom, but it takes an even more special person to be the mom of a great child. You are proof of your mother's great character.
The loss of a mother creates a void that cannot be filled by anyone. Since mothers a God-given, I'll pray for Him to give you what you need at this time.
Moms provide their children with so much while they are growing up including a place to call home. Now your mom as been called to her home. I hope you are comforted by the promise to be with your mom in her new home when the time comes for you to join her in the sweet by and by.
As I hear of your loss, I'm reminded to be grateful for the time I have had with my own mother in this life. Our mothers have been such a blessing in our lives, and they will continue to bless us even now and in the future.
Children and grandchildren continue the legacy their mothers begin. Your mother has built a strong legacy that I know will continue on.
Mothers are guardian angels, teachers, and best friends who we are blessed with for a time with their valuable time.
Death holds no power over love, especially the love of a mother. For this reason, we can never completely lose our mothers.
I know your mother had great faith, something that made her a strong woman. May you find comfort in your knowledge that you will be reunited with her.
There are some things we can't control in life otherwise the world would be full of billions of sweet mothers like your mom.
I appreciate your mom for who you are. She gets credit for producing you and influencing you. She'll live on through you.
There's a reason mothers are a requirement for babies. I wish we could keep them for our entire lives though.
Time is no match for the forever connection that mothers have with their children.
Mothers can never be replaced, and most of us don't get to keep them for our entire lives. I hope your memories of her bring you comfort. She was an amazing person.
Your mom impressed me in many ways. I feel inspired by her life and aspire to be more like her.
Your mom lived a dynamic and meaningful life. One of her best accomplishments was you.
As a friend of your mom's, I know what a special lady she was. I am sorry for your loss. I'll miss her.
The legacy your mom left for you to continue is a blessing not just to you but also the people she and you have come in contact with over the years.
I was encouraged by your mom to do my best and I will be eternally grateful for the opportunity to have known her. She will remain in my memories as she was, a beautiful, strong, and smart woman.
Not everyone gets to say that they had one of the best mothers in the whole world. In your case, I think that would be true if you said it.
Three words come to mind when I think of your mom: warm, caring, and wise.
Moms live forever in the hearts of their children. I wish you the best and am praying for you.
I was glad to meet your mom. I see how her influence shaped the person you are today. She will continue to live through some of the good qualities you possess.
I didn't get to meet your mom. Based on what I know about you, she must have been done something right. I am sorry for the loss you're experiencing.
Quotes for Loss of Mom
Quotes can be an appropriate way to express condolences. These are especially appropriate quotes for the loss of a mother.
"A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go." -Unknown
“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” -Emily Dickinson
"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." -Unknown
"Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother." -Jane Welsh Carlyle
“Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.” -Unknown
"A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary." -Dorothy Canfield Fisher
A Poem for the Loss of a Mother
She holds us in so many ways Carried us two hundred eighty days Time together lessens each year As we both learn to get over fears
Each time we must say goodbye We expect that soon we'll be saying "Hi" When at least she slips away to sleep We pray the Lord her soul will keep
And on the day our time has come To listen to the heavenly strum We'll join her in new life with Him Who's light will shine and never dim -Blake Flannery (2019)