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Express Your Sympathy With Flowers Confused about whether or not to send flowers to express your sympathy? In the article “Avoiding Confusion” Kim Stacey says “The traditional funeral ritual plays a key role in the grieving process. As tradition has given way to new forms and behaviors, still the most common funeral-related ritual, is the sending, receiving and viewing of flowers.In a study entitled, ‘The Role of Flowers and Plants in the Bereavement Process,’funded jointly by the American Floral Endowment and the Society of American Florists Information Committee, more than half of the bereaved surveyed strongly agreed that flowers were a critical component of the funeral ritual that helped them deal with their grief.” Read more HERE

Ethnic & Religious Guidelines for Sympathy Flowers ~ If you have no idea which flowers are most accepted in certain cultures and religions this article will help you make the right choices. When you do contact the florist to place your order you and the florist will have a better understanding of what you want to send.  The following is a guideline to  help you choose the perfect tribute to express your sympathy and love, including the types of flowers which are preferred, which to avoid (if any) and where the final tribute is customarily sent. Read More HERE

The Healing Power of Sympathy Flowers ~ Flowers are a traditional way to show concern and support to a person or family who has experienced the loss of someone they love. Flowers lift the “spirit” in so many ways – they can say, thinking of you, we love you, our thoughts are with you, we mourn the death of our friend, you deserve a smile, our sympathies on your loss… and so much more. Sending flowers are a way to let someone know they are not alone at this difficult time. Read More HERE

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