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Soul Love: How a Dog Taught Me to Breathe Again
When Kris dies unexpectedly in a motorcycle accident, Teresa and her two high school-aged sons must figure out life as a single mother and fatherless kids. Join them on this visceral journey for an all too human glimpse of grief, hope, and love. They live on a 12.5-acre ranch in Texas, and keep several pet dogs-none as special as Hans, a brown Doberman that they adopt afte ...more
Kindle Edition, 196 pages
Published April 24th 2018
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Beautifully written for multiple perspectives. Bitner shares insight to how the grieving feels with unimaginable depth and clarity. In doing so, she lets those readers, who at some point in time will no doubt find themselves as support for someone who grieves, know what they might encounter and how to respond. Bitner reminds the reader the need to fully experience their grief and still go on with life. That there is no one way to experience it. By sharing her companionship with Hans, the reader ...more
I was incredibly moved by the author’s account of dealing with unexpected and devastating loss. How does one pick up the pieces in the aftermath of tragedy and find personal healing while helping one’s children do the same? This book shows how it’s done. Gritty, honest, raw and vulnerable, Soul Love is a captivating page turner. It spoke to me on many levels; my own journey through loss and solo parenting while shepherding my children through their grief as well. Soul Love also proves that it is ...more
Wow! Wow! Wow! So powerful and captivating! Bitner takes us on her journey that is so personal, so heart wrenching, and so raw. You feel you are living it with her and her boys. Be prepared to experience many emotions: exhaustion, humor, encouragement, empowerment, and optimism. Soul Love lets you feel what it is like to lose, experience the grieving rollercoaster, and find hope, life, and love on the other side. A great read for anyone who has, or is, experiencing loss of any kind. Once you sta ...more