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The Heart of Grief: Death and the Search for Lasting Love
In The Heart of Grief, Attig gives us an inspiring and profoundly insightful meditation on the meaning of grief, showing how it can be the path toward a lasting love of those who have died. Recounting dozens of stories of people who have struggled with deaths in their lives, he describes grieving as a transition from loving in presence to loving in separation. The thing we ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published September 19th 2002 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2000)
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Apr 02, 2015 Ericka Clouther rated it liked it
Actually it took me nearly five years to decide to stop reading it. It was pretty painful every time I read it. I'm not sure if it helped, but my ability to read some of it at a time was an interesting measure of the progress of my grief. Over five years, I mostly came to the same conclusions as the author, so I do agree with him.