Cradled All the While: The Unexpected Gifts of a Mother's Death / Edition 1

Cradled All the While: The Unexpected Gifts of a Mother's Death / Edition 1

by Sara J. Corse
     
 

Cradled All the While is a beautifully crafted memoir in which the author recounts the story of her mother's death from cancer. In the midst of a career and child-rearing, Corse becomes her mother's primary caregiver, but her story is a spiritual journey that will nurture the faith of people of many religious backgrounds. The themes encountered throughout the book… See more details below

Overview

Cradled All the While is a beautifully crafted memoir in which the author recounts the story of her mother's death from cancer. In the midst of a career and child-rearing, Corse becomes her mother's primary caregiver, but her story is a spiritual journey that will nurture the faith of people of many religious backgrounds. The themes encountered throughout the book parallel the issues dealt with in practical grieving resources. Here, however, they are played out in the lives of a real family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806646442
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments5
Prologue7
Chapter 1Arrested Forward Movement13
Chapter 2Beginnings28
Chapter 3Coming to Know43
Chapter 4Legacy of Caring52
Chapter 5Vulnerability66
Interlude ISpace for Transformation80
Chapter 6The Recovery Agenda86
Chapter 7Amniotic99
Chapter 8Battling the Currents112
Chapter 9Climbing off the Fence123
Interlude IILeap of Faith134
Chapter 10Letting Go141
Chapter 11Sacred Water150
Chapter 12Angels and Spirits160
Epilogue169

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