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A grace disguised : how the soul grows through loss

Author: Gerald Lawson Sittser
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss--with a new preface and epilogue Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, if we choose, know as well the grace that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Lawson Sittser
ISBN: 0310258952 9780310258957 0310266149 9780310266143
OCLC Number: 56095572
Description: 224 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The end and the beginning --
Whose loss is worse? --
Darkness closes in --
The silent scream of pain --
Sailing on a sea of nothingness --
The amputation of the familiar self --
A sudden halt to business as usual --
The terror of randomness --
Why not me? --
Forgive and remember --
The absence of God --
Life has the final word --
A community of brokenness --
The cloud of witnesses --
Heritage in a graveyard.
Responsibility: Jerry Sittser.
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A revised edition, this book plumbs the depths of our sorrows, whether due to illness, divorce, or the loss of someone we love. In coming to the end of ourselves, we can come to the beginning of a  Read more...

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