As We Grieve (Hardcover)

Discoveries of Grace in Sorrow

By Jan Groft

Graham House Books, 9780984230600, 181pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

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Those grieving the loss of a loved one know the surges well. The sudden onslaught of tears. The relentless reminders: an empty bed, a deserted garden, a vacant hammock dangling between trees. The presence of that absence is everywhere, said Edna St. Vincent Millay. In her new book, As We Grieve: Discoveries of Grace in Sorrow, author Jan Groft offers tender reprieve by weaving together the voices of everyday people who, in the process of grieving, found hope, unveiling nine healing gifts of grace that can be discovered amidst the darkness. Individual chapters focus on specific giftsmemories, humor, strength, discovery, faith, art, wisdom, gratitude and communityinspiring readers to recognize similar possibilities in their own grief journeys. An honest, unflinching portrayal of loss, As We Grieve affirms that we are not alone as we navigate the pathways of sorrow and that even amidst heartache, we can encounter amazing grace.