My favorite books


Experiencing Grief

by H. Norman Wright
At one time or another, we will all find ourselves facing a dark journey—the passage through grief. Experiencing Grief is written for a person who is in the wake of despair grief leaves. This brief but powerful book will help lead readers out of their grief experience through five stages of grief. At the end of the journey is peace and a seasoned, more mature faith.


Grieving with Hope

by Samuel J Hodges and Kathy Leonard
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.


Recovering from Losses in Life

H. Norman Wright
Life is marked by a variety of losses, says certified trauma specialist H. Norman Wright. Some are life-changing, such as leaving home, the effects of natural disasters or war, the death of a loved one, or divorce. Others are subtle, such as changing jobs, moving, or a broken friendship. But whether readers encounter family, personal, or community disaster, there is always potential for change, growth, new insight, understanding, and refinement.



When Their World Stops

by Anne-Marie Lockmyer
Something about grief scares us. It is uncomfortable, and we feel inadequate to help our grieving friends. We don’t like to see them hurting and often don’t have a clue what to do — so we nothing — or the wrong thing. When Their World Stops is the essential guide to TRULY helping anyone in grief. No more fear, walking on eggshells, or having no idea what to do!

 

Alliance of Hope Bookstore

The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors is a nonprofit organization that provides healing support for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. It was founded in 2008 by Ronnie Walker, a licensed clinical mental health counselor who lost her stepson to suicide in 1995.

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