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Faces of Grief, Stories of Surviving Loss and Finding Hope
by Sherry L. Hoppe (Goodreads Author)
Why is life so unfair?Why did God say, "No," when I prayed for a miracle?Can we receive signs and messages from another dimension?Will the waves of grief ever stop?How do I go on living without my beloved?Death arrives on our doorstep with more questions than answers. At its deepest level, our grief is wordless. We try "empty, "lost," "heartbroken," and countless other for ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published July 12th 2011 by Wakestone Press
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Dr. Sherry Lee Hoppe, an academic, counselor and wife who has herself endured the loss of a spouse, is the author of this heartfelt study on grief. With forty-seven chapters, half of the book focusing on personal stories, Faces of Grief covers the myriad aspects of grief: the depression that can follow, the spiritual and transformative nature of loss, and the intimate stories that can encourage and teach us how to overcome grief itself. Hoppe attempts to console while chronicling the fates of mo ...more
Grief comes in waves. We experience it with friends, family members, and perhaps a stranger in line while at the store. This author takes time to eloquently compile stories from people that seem just like me. She projects a theme of hope. The content and context of these stories is a reminder to me that we are not alone. Great book to share with a loved one!
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