Empathy Cards by Emily McDowell rock.

Some will find these offensive and in poor taste. I would suggest that it is no more so than the vast majority of vapid sentiments found on the usual sympathy and support cards. These represent real life and the real struggle that people with serious illness and grief are wrestling with.

I encourage you to take a look at Emily McDowell’s site and see for yourself. Here is a sampling of two. (She also has some cool cards for “honorary moms.”)

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