A Force of Will
The Reshaping of Faith in a Year of Grief
By Mike Stavlund
(Baker Books, Paperback, 9780801015113, 222pp.)
Publication Date: March 2013
Instead he wrote his own book, one week at a time during that first terrible year. A book that embraced the stark reality of loss, the sense of alienation from all of life, the feelings of suffocation at the hands of the well-meaning people gathered around, and the new awareness of feeling abandoned by God. "A Force of Will" helps anyone who is going through difficulty to honestly confront their feelings without being made to feel guilty. With heartfelt honesty, Mike shows that there is hope--even when there is no happy ending.