Healing After Loss

Healing After Loss Author Martha W. Hickman
ISBN-10 0061925772
Release 2009-06-09
Pages 384
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For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are strength and thoughtful words to inspire and comfort.



Healing After Loss

Healing After Loss Author Martha Whitmore Hickman
ISBN-10 1441307575
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 372
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Based on Healing After Loss, the wise and timeless bereavement companion that has helped thousands cope with grief since 1994, this page-a-day journal includes insightful affirmations, gentle guidance, and thoughtful prompts for writing through loss. Daily meditations follow the course of a year, but the journal can be started in any month, on any day.



Healing After Loss

Healing After Loss Author Martha W. Hickman
ISBN-10 0380773384
Release 1994-12-01
Pages 384
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For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are strength and thoughtful words to inspire and comfort.



Through a Season of Grief

Through a Season of Grief Author Bill Dunn
ISBN-10 9781418578268
Release 2004-08-30
Pages 400
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If you've lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you've discovered that few people understand the deep hurt you feel. Where do you turn for daily comfort and help? Where do you find the tools to move forward? Through a Season of Grief is the first 365-day devotional designed to support and uplift you in the first, most difficult year of bereavement. These devotions offer biblical comfort and practical teaching that will enable you to take steps forward each day toward healing. You will better understand the grieving process and will receive needed encouragement along the way. More than thirty respected Christian professionals – including Kay Arthur, Jack Hayford, Elisabeth Elliot, Norman Wright, Barbara Johnson, and Luis Palau – share their insights on how to walk through the devastation of grief toward wholeness and hope. You will also hear from people like you who have lost a loved one and have found God's healing presence in the midst of despair. This unique devotional is based on GriefShare®, a national grief recovery support group program that has helped more than 100,000 families.



Grieving with Hope

Grieving with Hope Author Samuel J IV Hodges
ISBN-10 9781441234339
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 160
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Practical and straightforward, yet warm and compassionate, Grieving with Hope clarifies the popular misconception that people move through stages of grief. This will be an encouragement to many, as grieving people often think something is wrong with them when their grief doesn't proceed neatly through stages. The reality is that grieving people jump back and forth between different emotions, sometimes wrestling with multiple emotions at once. This book is packed with short, biblically based, gospel-centered, topical chapters addressing the issues grieving people face but are often hesitant to mention to others. It helps readers accurately interpret the message their emotions are sending them and gently guides them to determine whether they're grieving in a way that leads to hope and ultimate healing. Developed from interviews with over 30 well-respected Christian counselors, teachers, and authors, as well as numerous personal testimonies, Grieving with Hope helps the bereaved discover how hope and peace are available amidst their heartache and pain.



Grief One Day at a Time

Grief One Day at a Time Author Alan Wolfelt
ISBN-10 9781617222405
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 384
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After a loved one dies, each day can be a struggle. But each day, you can also find comfort and understanding in this daily companion. With one brief entry for every day of the calendar year, this little book by beloved grief counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt offers small, one-day-at-a-time doses of guidance and healing. Each entry includes an inspiring or soothing quote followed by a short discussion of the day's theme. This compassionate gem of a book will accompany you.



Reflections of a Grieving Spouse

Reflections of a Grieving Spouse Author H. Norman Wright
ISBN-10 9780736933995
Release 2009-07-01
Pages 208
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When author and counselor H. Norman Wright's beloved wife, Joyce, passed away, he grieved the loss of his partner and the life they shared. Even in his state of sorrow, he knew he had to find a way to live without Joyce, to forge a hopeful path, and to move forward in God's grace and strength. With vulnerability and emotional insight, Norm shares from his deeply personal journey and illuminates the way back to living when someone you love is gone. Readers who have lost their spouse will discover support and guidance as they work through anger, including anger at God, to ease toward God's peace move away from denial and "what ifs"to move forward allow memories to provide comfort without getting stuck in the past create a healthy new, daily routine to care for themselves turn their new identity and life over to God's leading and mercy This tender and inspirational book will help any reader who is grieving or who is walking alongside a grieving friend.



Living With Loss

Living With Loss Author Ellen Sue Stern
ISBN-10 0976705435
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 360
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The first year following the death of a spouse is a time a time of great need - a time of mourning, remembering, and persevering. Widows are challenged with an onslaught of emotions and as they travel this unparalleled path of grief and healing.Filled with guidance and encouragement, hope and perspective, Living With Loss pairs empowering affirmations with wise and insightful quotes from such varied sources as Mother Teresa, Dr. Joyce Brothers, the Dalai Lama, Robert Frost, the Torah, Woody Allen, Joan Didion and Elizabethv Kubler-Ross.Living with Loss helps widows reach into a reservoir of inner strength during the days ahead: a time to feel competent and capable…a time to honor what was and embrace what will be…a time to enter slowly a new future that is built on memories, filled with possibilities, guided by love.



Grieving Mindfully

Grieving Mindfully Author Sameet M. Kumar
ISBN-10 9781608824250
Release 2005-07-01
Pages 176
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Grief is a personal journey, never the same for any two people and as unique as your life and your relationships. Although loss is an inevitable part of life, how you approach this fact can make the difference between meaningless pain and the manifestation of understanding and wisdom. This book describes a mindful approach to dealing with grief that can help you make that difference. By walking this mindful path, you will discover that you are capable of transforming and healing the grief you carry and finding the spiritual and emotional resilience you need to move through this challenging time. These mindfulness practices, explained here in simple and practical language, will help you bear your time of grief. But they will do more than that, too. They will guide you to a life more fully lived, with more meaning. These simple practices will help you experience what richness comes from asking deeper questions about loss and about life.



I Wasn t Ready to Say Goodbye

I Wasn t Ready to Say Goodbye Author Brook Noel
ISBN-10 9781402234330
Release 2008-05-01
Pages 336
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Now there is a hand to hold... Each year about eight million Americans suffer the death of someone close to them. Now for thse who face the challenges of sudden death, there is a hand to hold, written by two women who have experienced sudden loss. This updated edition of the best-selling bereavement classic will touch, comfort, uplift and console. Authors Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D. explore sudden death and offers a comforting hand to hold for those who are grieving the sudden death of a loved one. Featured on ABC World News, Fox and Friends and many other shows, this book acts as a touchstone of sanity through difficult times. I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye covers such difficult topics as the first few weeks, suicide, death of a child, children and grief, funerals and rituals, physical effects, homicide and depression. New material covers the unique circumstances of loss, men and women's grieving styles, religion and faith, myths and misunderstandings, I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye reflects the shifting face of grief. These pages have offered solace to over eighty thousand people, ranging from seniors to teenagers and from the newly bereaved to those who lost a loved one years ago. Individuals engulfed by the immediate aftermath will find a special chapter covering the first few weeks. Tapping their personal histories and drawing on numerous interviews, authors Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D, explore unexpected death and its role in the cycle of life. I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye provides survivors with a rock-steady anchor from which to weather the storm of pain and begin to rebuild their lives. PRAISE FOR I WASN'T READY TO SAY GOODBYE "I highly recommend this book, not only to the bereaved, but to friends and counselors as well." Helen Fitzgerald, author of The Grieving Child, The Mourning Handbook, and The Grieving Teen "This book, by women who have done their homework on grief... can hold a hand and comfort a soul through grief 's wilderness. Oustanding references of where to see other help." George C. Kandle, Pastoral Psychologist "Finally, you have found a friend who can not only explain what has just occurred, but can take you by the hand and lead you to a place of healing and personal growth. Whether you are dealing with the loss of a family member, a close personal associate or a friend, this guide can help you survive and cope, but even more importantly... heal." The Rebecca Review "For those dealing with the loss of a loved one, or for those who want to help someone who is, this is a highly recommended read." Midwest Book Review



On Grief and Grieving

On Grief and Grieving Author Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
ISBN-10 9780743274500
Release 2005-07-19
Pages 256
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Shortly before her death in 2004, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler, her collaborator, completed the manuscript for this, her final book. On Grief and Grieving is a fitting completion to her work. Thirty-six years and sixteen books ago, Kübler-Ross's groundbreaking On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life. Now On Grief and Grieving will profoundly influence the way we experience the process of grief. On Death and Dying began as a theoretical book, an interdisciplinary study of our fear of death and our inevitable acceptance of it. It introduced the world to the now-famous five stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. On Grief and Grieving applies these stages to the process of grieving and weaves together theory, inspiration, and practical advice, all based on Kübler-Ross's and Kessler's professional and personal experiences, and is filled with brief, topic-driven stories. It includes sections on sadness, hauntings, dreams, coping, children, healing, isolation, and even the subject of sex during grief. "I know death is close," Kübler-Ross says at the end of the book, "but not quite yet. I lie here like so many people over the years, in a bed surrounded by flowers and looking out a big window....I now know that the purpose of my life is more than these stages....It is not just about the life lost but also the life lived." In one of their final writing sessions, Kübler-Ross told Kessler, "The last nine years have taught me patience, and the weaker and more bed-bound I become, the more I'm learning about receiving love." On Grief and Grieving is Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's final legacy, one that brings her life's work profoundly full circle.



I Will Not Leave You Desolate

I Will Not Leave You Desolate Author Martha Whitmore Hickman
ISBN-10 0687002893
Release 1994-05-01
Pages 66
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This book provides help for parents in dealing with the pain and trauma associated with the death of a child. Simple and appropriate, the book contains short sections that are easy to read and easy to understand. To help you make that journey from overwhelming grief to a person still aware of that poignant loss, but cherishing the memories, relishing a full life, and grateful for both, is what this book is about. Pastors will find it helpful to keep a quantity on hand to give to people during grief experiences and in grief counseling. Check out books on the subject of grief and appropriate Bulletins (see the Related Products Section below). Did you know. . . Grief is the normal response of sorrow, emotion, and confusion that comes from losing someone important to you. The word "grief" comes from the same root as "grave." Although many times focused only on emotional responses to loss, grief also has physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, and philosophical dimensions. Grief responses are influenced by personality, family, culture, and spiritual and religious beliefs and practices. While many who grieve may be able to work through their grief independently, accepting additional support from counseling and support groups may promote the process of healing. The Book of Ecclesiastes reminds us "For everything there is a season... a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance..."



You Can Heal Your Heart

You Can Heal Your Heart Author Louise L. Hay
ISBN-10 9781401944827
Release 2014-02-04
Pages 216
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In You Can Heal Your Heart, self-empowerment luminary Louise Hay and renowned grief and loss expert David Kessler have come together to start a conversation on healing after loss. Louise and David discuss the emotions and thoughts that occur when a relationship leaves you brokenhearted, a marriage ends in divorce, or a loved one dies. They will also help you develop greater self-awareness and compassion, providing you with the courage and tools to face many other types of losses and challenges, such as saying good-bye to a beloved pet, losing your job, coming to terms with a life-threatening illness or disease, and much more. With a perfect blend of Louise’s affirmations and teachings on the power of your thoughts and David’s many years of working with those in grief, this remarkable book will inspire an extraordinary new way of thinking, bringing profound love and joy into your life. You will not only learn how to harness the power of your grief to help you grow and find peace, but you will also discover that, yes, you can heal your heart.



Safe Passage

Safe Passage Author Molly Fumia
ISBN-10 1609255453
Release 2012-08-01
Pages 304
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The loss of a loved one is one of the most traumatic experiences we will ever face. This wise and profound book of reflections for the grieving offers a compassionate companion for those who have lost a loved one. Each page offers new words for contemplation, and the book can be read cover to cover or pages chosen at random to find inspiration to make it through another day. Safe Passage guides the reader through the grief process—from the blackest night to the slow, gentle dawn of acceptance, unexpected wisdom, and new possibilities. This is the ideal gift for those coping with bereavement.



A Time to Grieve

A Time to Grieve Author Carol Staudacher
ISBN-10 9780062120632
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 256
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A collection of truly comforting, down-to-earth thoughts and meditations -- including the authentic voices of survivors -- for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.



Healing Grief Finding Peace

Healing Grief  Finding Peace Author Louis LaGrand
ISBN-10 9781402260414
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 304
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Featuring specific how-tos that ultimately lead the reader toward inner peace, Healing Grief, Finding Peace offers an innovative approach to grieving: readers can choose whichever coping techniques suit them best and learn to actively take back their lives one step at a time. Based in part on the survival skills workshops given by the author to the bereaved as well as professional grief counselors, the 101 coping strategies are presented in a practical, easyto- use format where the reader can begin with immediate access to whatever speaks to their needs the most



The Healing Journey Through Grief

The Healing Journey Through Grief Author Phil Rich
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924087511741
Release 1999-01-21
Pages 264
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A source of comfort and expert guidance Like a knowing and sympathetic companion, this unique journal is designed to help you work through the painful emotions, thoughts, and memories that surface when you have lost someone dear to you. Written by a professional counselor, this book supplies you with important information about grief and the grieving process. But, more importantly, it invokes the healing power of writing to provide you with a means for collecting your thoughts, sorting out your feelings, and taking an active part in your own recovery. Acclaim for The Healing Journey Through Grief . . . "A wonderful guide for the bereaved. This journal not only provides valuable information, but it also allows the griever to make his or her own way through the painful mourning process." --Catherine Sanders, PhD, Author of Grief: The Mourning After, Surviving Grief . . . and Learning to Live Again, and How to Survive the Loss of a Child Other books in the Healing Journey series include: The Healing Journey, 208 pp., Paper (0-471-24712-X) The Healing Journey for Couples, 288 pp., Paper (0-471-25470-3) The Healing Journey Through Divorce, 264 pp., Paper (0-471-29575-2)