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The sentiment imparted within tombstone quotes are intended to reflect the personality and life of the deceased. Many times an individual will select the actual tombstones messages to be engraved on the pre-selected gravestone long before the time of need. Others will leave this decision to family and loved ones.
The source of inspiration for these messages can be very diverse. Religion certainly can play a vital role in the final selection. Favourite scriptural verses may yield a fitting representation of the dearly departed. The important thing to remember when in the process of making the final selection is that once the choice is made the engraved sentiment will be carried forward for all time.
More often the family at large is most affected by this life event and will be the ones to view the monument in place for years to come. An important point to be made is that the placement of the tombstone at the grave site is traditionally within a year of the individuals passing.
To commemorate the event and honour the deceased loved one an unveiling ceremony may be planned within a year of the funeral services. Tombstone invitation cards can be selected and a list of recipients can be planned for well in advance of the unveiling ceremony.
On occasions, a longer tombstone quote or tombstones messages have been selected for funeral services that cannot be accommodated within the memorial marker itself. In this case, the complete sentiment can also be contained within the unveiling invitation card.
The nature of the design selection can be coordinated with the design features of the memorial marker. Tombstone messages for mother are one of the more challenging selections to be made. It is often vital for the family to establish the right kind of sentiment and feel to the tombstone quote or phrase chosen. It has become very popular in recent years to have an etching made of a favourite photo.
For others, a favourite poem or author can provide inspiration. In addition, meaningful symbols and artwork can be included on the headstone and a companion gravestone can be chosen at the same time when appropriate. Song lyrics and specific phrases from loved authors are profound ways to commemorate a life well lived.
Artwork may include doves, angles, praying hands. Tombstone messages for teenagers and younger individuals may fall in line with favourite pastimes or sports. Song lyrics of a favourite singer or songwriter are common. Symbols of sports, musical notes, guitars, pianos and even computers are found on markers for the very young and young at heart.
On occasion when fitting to either the age of the departed or the personality of the individual to be honoured, humorous and even funny inscriptions can be used. As challenging as the final selections can be, it is important to be reminded of the personality of the loved one to be remembered.
Many times the life of the person is best symbolized by humour at a time of sadness at their passing. Tombstone Quotes are as varied as the vast number of individuals that have walked on this planet. Finding the one that best suits the need at hand has never been an easy task to undertake and will take a little time and patience. A long life and a life well lived to seem to make the process a little easier and short life can present a challenge placing a greater need to say so much more.