Join us each month as we read & discuss suggested books about grief. Book selections are memoirs based on the authors own grief journey and books by grief research experts.
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You Can’t Do It Alone by Maria Quiban Whitesell
October Book Selection
When Maria Quiban Whitesell’s husband was diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly form of brain cancer, she was completely unprepared. Now, after going through hell and back, Whitesell knows that she never wants anyone to feel as lost as she did. In You Can’t Do It Alone, Whitesell teams up with licensed therapist Lauren Schneider to offer a welcoming and supportive guide to healing from any traumatic loss.
Thursday, October 22nd @ 6:30 pm CT
beautiful and terrible things
by Christian M.M. Brady
November/December Book Selection
Bible scholar Christian Brady, an expert on Old Testament lament, was as prepared as a person could be for the death of a child – which is to say, not nearly well enough. When his eight-year-old son died suddenly from a fast-moving blood infection, Brady heard the typical platitudes about accepting God’s will and knew that quiet acceptance was not the only godly way to grieve.
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Thursday, December 3rd @ 6:30 PM CT
Traveling Solo, but Never Alone: Surviving and Thriving After the Death of a Spouse
by Bill Harrison
January 2021 Book Selection
When my wife passed away four days before Christmas in 2017 I was devastated. Mary and I had a challenging, exciting and adventurous life together for over 53 years, traveling the globe and finding success in a
number of careers. But suddenly she was gone. I had lost my identity and purpose. I cried out:
“What now, Lord?”, “Why am I still here?”, “What do you have in store for me now?”