October 2013 IssueVol 5, Issue 4


I Did Not Know 

What To Say  


 Dear (Contact First Name),

WELCOME EVERYONE! We are grateful that you have chosen to be a part of our online community.  


Featured Article: Walking With The Bereaved: Tools For Others To Help The Bereaved by Tanya Lord ©The Grief Toolbox offers an insightful perspective on how to understand and help someone that is grieving. The Grief Toolbox has a wealth of tools for those who are grieving and those who want to help.  Be sure to visit them online at www.thegrieftoolbox.com.


Be sure to also join us on Facebook and Twitter for resources and on-going discussions on ways to assist a loved one that is grieving.


Virtual Book Tour...Be sure to check out our Virtual Book Tour which features interviews with authors that have written inspirational books on grief and the healing process. 


Website Updates. We are in the process of creating pages that provide resources for specific types of losses. Please visit our website to see how we are progressing. If you have a resource or story you would like to share, please email us.


Do you have an inspirational story you would like to share? We invite you to submit your inspirational stories, letters that have reached your heart, a f avorite quote or poem, an unforgettable outing, or a book that touched your life. We would love to hear from you. 


With Love and Gratitude, 




Happy Halloween!


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Featured Article - The Wrong Widow
Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts
About Us
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About The Grief Toolbox
The tools to finding hope again are different for each person. The Grief Toolbox, www.theGriefToolBox.com,
 a community of grief resources provides many tools for those who grieve and those who want to help; there are thousands of articles, and grief related artwork, a grief group locator, a marketplace of grief and memorial products. 

Thoughtful Sympathy Gift Ideas

Sympathy Gifts  



In Our Hearts Forever Memorial Ornament

Delicately etched, our memorial glass ornament will brighten spirits as you remember loved ones. Free personalization included.


 Visit our Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts page for a wide variety of sympathy gift ideas for your loved ones. We hope the thoughtful gifts listed on our website inspire you to give warmth and joy to your friends and family in their time of need.


About I Did Not Know What To Say.com & Lori Pederson
LoriLori Pederson created I Did Not Know What To Say in April 2009 as a platform to inspire and provide resources to people that wanted to help their friends and family through the grieving process. 
Lori's expertise comes from those experiences that only life can provide.  Over the past twenty years, Lori has lost many family members, including her mother to ovarian cancer, as well as many friends, colleagues and pets.  She is no stranger to loss and the grieving process.
Throughout her life she has been blessed with many friends and relatives that were there for her as she experienced these great losses. She understands that although people want to help, they often don't know where to start.  I Did Not Know What To Say.com was created out of Lori's desire to assist people find the words when they don't know what to say or do.
You can learn more about Lori and her organization by visiting www.ididnotknowwhattosay.com, reading her personal Blog or contacting her at:
Lori Pederson

Each week we will be adding new inspirational stories and resources to our website and Blog.  Help us reach our goal of providing inspiration and insight to the world by sharing your story or resource with our online community.  We would love to hear from you! 
Share Your Story. Please email us your inspirational stories, letters/cards that have reached your heart, a favorite quote, an unforgettable adventure, a thoughtful gift idea, a book that touched your life, or a suggestion for our website or newsletter to

If you are an author or expert in the field of grief recovery, we would love to interview you for our Blog and/or one of our upcoming newsletters.

If you have a website, Blog or newsletter, we ask that you consider including our information on your site.  Here is the link:   

I Did Not Know What To Say
IDidNotKnowWhatToSay.com is a website created to inspire and provide you with tools to assist a love one through the grieving process.

With Love & Gratitude,


Founder, I Did Not Know What To Say

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