Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery: 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery: 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One

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Overview

Readers mourning the loss of a loved one will find solace and strength in these 101 emotional and inspiration stories from those who have gone through the grieving process. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery will help readers during this difficult time.

Everyone grieves in their own way. While the hurt and sadness never completely fade, it eases with time. Contributors who have gone through the grieving and recovery process share their stories, offering guidance and support in this collection of personal and poignant stories. With its stories of regaining strength, appreciating life, coping, and faith, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery will ease the journey to healing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935096627
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 81,687
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Amy Newmark is publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Hometown:

Santa Barbara, California

Date of Birth:

August 19, 1944

Place of Birth:

Fort Worth, Texas

Education:

B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973

Table of Contents

1 Marking the Most of Memories

1 Bean Soup Jacqueline Rivkin 1

2 Daffodil Month Jennie Ivey 4

3 My Mother's Recipe Box Sally Schwartz Friedman 7

4 Two Lives Paige Cerulli 10

5 A Family Heirloom Allison Knight-Khan 12

6 Learning to Soar Again Jean Kinsey 15

7 Sharing the Journey Ferida Wolff 19

8 Butterfly Miracles Jeanne Wilhelm 22

9 The Red Pen Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow 25

2 Finding Comfort

10 Beacon Sarah Wagner 31

11 Stork Stand Candace Carteen 34

12 Not Quite Unbearable Terri Elders 36

13 Knit Together Barbara Farland 40

14 The Empty Table Joyce Stark 44

15 A Healing Gift Jenny Force 47

16 The Chaplain's Prayer Brenda Dawson 49

17 Cornell Sunflower Sheri Gammon Dewling 52

18 My Daughter, Rose Laraine Paquette 54

19 A Sign from God Ann Schotanus Brown 59

20 From Pain to Purpose Sandra E. Maddox 62

3 Helping Hands

21 A Compassionate Guide Scott Newport 69

22 A Little Child Shall Lead Them Candace Schuler 73

23 Mother's Bracelet Peg Kehret 75

24 I Am a Nurse Melissa Frye 78

25 Mr. Fitz Highland E. Mulu 81

26 Life Is a Series of Choices Liza Rosenberg 85

27 How to Help Beverly F. Walker 89

28 A Quilt of Memories Meaghan Elizabeth Ward 91

29 The Woman Who Could Not Stop Crying Bobbie Jensen Lippman 95

30 A Slice of Heaven Jan Grover 98

4 Attitude Adjustments

31 Secret Shopper Bettie Wailes 105

32 The Eight-Iron Victory John H. Hitchcock 109

33 The Willingness to Let Him Go Cate Adelman 113

34 Learning About Loss Before It's Too Late Saralee Perel 116

35 My Son Lorna Stafford 119

36 Last Laugh Cheryl MacDonald 122

37 When Fathers Weep at Graves Beverly F. Walker 126

38 A Call to Action Susan Palmquist 130

39 Chicago Peace Teresa Curley Barczak 132

40 The Christmas Card LaVerne Otis 135

5 At the End

41 Not Alone Jean Kinsey 141

42 A Final Savasana Priscilla Dann-Courtney 144

43 When I Was a Coward Aleesah Darlison 146

44 Winning the War Laura J. O'Connor 150

45 The Greatest Gift Thomas P. Haynes 154

46 Happy Birthday to Me Verna Wood 156

47 A Time for Tenderness Brenda Black 158

48 Last Words Bridget McNamara-Fenesy 161

49 Little Bird Diane Wilson 164

50 Mourning Ahead Barbara LoMonaco 167

6 Moving Forward

51 Love, College, and Chemo Lisa Tehan 173

52 The Blueprints Cindy Golchuk 176

53 Six Words Brigitte Hales 180

54 Broken Glass Amy Schoenfeld Hunt 183

55 The Chinese Chicken Incident David Chalfin 186

56 Hand-Me-Down Funeral Pat Snyder 190

57 The Gift of Compassion Sami Aaron 193

58 The Uninvited Guest Heather Schichtel 197

59 The Voice from Beyond Craig Idlebrook 200

60 A Hierarchy of Grief Carolyn Roy-Bornstein 202

61 Myfather@heaven.com Harriet Cooper 205

62 Grieve Bee Claire Mix 208

7 Across the Generations

63 The Funeral that Made a Family LeDayne McLeese Polaski 215

64 Phone Calls Sallie A. Rodman 218

65 Grandma on the Block Ferida Wolff 222

66 Gracie's Angels Mandi Cooper Cumpton 225

67 Lillian's Daughter Sally Schwartz Friedman 228

68 New Englander at Heart David Hull 231

69 Dancing into Heaven Libby Grandy 235

70 Nancy Shaylene McPhee 238

71 A Gift of Time Kathy Dickie 242

72 The Miracle of the Easter Pies Bob Brody 246

8 New Beginnings

73 First Day Rob Loughran 253

74 In My Hands Ruth Knox 256

75 Lost and Found Suzanne F. Ruff 259

76 The Light of Morning Lola Di Giulio De Maci 263

77 Fear Barbara Ann Carle 267

78 Find Your Path Larry Agresto 270

79 A New Normal Diane Helbig 273

80 Sneaking Sodas Susan Farr-Fahncke 275

81 Triumph over Tragedy Brenda Dillon Carr 279

82 Boughs of Love Donna Brothers 282

9 Healing in Time

83 The Joshua Tree Amanda Pool 289

84 A Book of Memories Sharon F. Svitak 292

85 David Amy Victoria Austin Hert 295

86 Seven Stages Scrambled Susan Jean LaMaire 297

87 Auntie Beast Carly Commerford 299

88 Stickers Jane Barron 302

89 White Boxes Jo Anne Flaming 305

90 Winging It Terri Elders 309

91 Cyber Blessings Beverly F. Walker 313

92 Sliding into My Father's Shoes Theresa Woltanski 315

10 Signs from Beyond

93 The Blessing of a Dream Beverly F. Walker 321

94 Another Miami Moon Jude Bagatti 323

95 Angels Slobber Too Kelly Van Etten 325

96 Traveling On Rebecca Degtjarjov 329

97 Beyond the Cocoon Michael J. Cunningham 332

98 A Message from Dad Kathryn Radeff 335

99 The Sign Lisa Naeger Shea 338

100 To Fly with Herons Antonia C. Everts 341

101 In Their Heavens Joseph J. Kruger 345

Meet Our Contributors 349

Meet Our Authors 366

Thank You 368

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 369

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Grieving and Recovery : 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories About Surviving the Loss of a Loved One 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Many stories grabbed me - Grandma's Cookbook and Cornell Sunflower really touched a cord in me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My personal favorite is "The Joshua Tree".
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