Shining Bright Memory Candles
Shining Bright Memory Candles
"May the angels sing to you the most joyous chorus of Happy Birthday."
After my dad died, his birthday was the hardest day of the first year for me. September 20th will always be his special day. Now that a few years have passed, his birthday brings me fewer tears and more smiles as we celebrate his memory with his favorite foods, flowers, and colors.
A few years ago I was introduced to a sympathy gift idea that I adored because I knew how much my dad's birthday still meant to me. Many of you have lost loved ones or are caring for friends who are walking through grief, so I thought you might like to know about these candles too. They are now my "go-to" gift when a friend is grieving.
The Shining Bright Memory Candle by LaurelBox is a candle created to light each year on your loved one's birthday and it's even topped with sprinkles. To me, the candle is the perfect combination of celebration and remembrance. You can also have your loved one's name printed on the label which is an added special touch. The quotation included with the candle conjures up a lovely image for me as well.
"May the angels sing to you the most joyous chorus of Happy Birthday."
Shining Bright Memory Candles
One funny thing to know about my dad is that he loved Cheez-it crackers. I bet you wonder where I'm going with this because I was just writing about birthday memory candles, but this year, my sister surprised me with a Cheez-it candle on Father's Day. Who knew such a thing existed and the scent couldn't have been more perfect. Such a fun reminder of my dad!
Shining Bright Memory Candles
Beyond candles, LaurelBox shared several ways in a recent blog post of how you can reach out to a friend who is grieving.
I would love to hear your ideas for meaningful ways to help friends remember a loved one. We will share your ideas in a future blog post as we continue to encourage each other.
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