Tear soup: a recipe for healing after loss

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Grief Watch, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 51 pages
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The award-winning, bestselling children's book is now available as a video, narrated by the nationally-known Mary McDonald-Lewis. In this modern-day fable, a woman who has suffered a terrible loss cooks up a special batch of "tear soup," blending the unique ingredients of her life into the grief process. Along the way she dispenses a recipe of sound advice for people who are in mourning or know someone who has suffered a loss. The video was created by filming the richly-illustrated pages from the book and adding narration and an original score. Together these two resources present a profound message in a sublime way for children, as well as people of all ages. The video provides a new way to offer the helpful messages of Tear Soup to those who have suffered a loss. An appendix in the book contains a helpful listing of grief support groups for a variety of situations. Grief counselors and ministers of many denominations have found Tear Soup a helpful book for those in the first stages of mourning.

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Easy to read even in the early stages of grief. - Goodreads
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Review: Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Excellent book on bereavement told in an almost fairy tale way. For some inexplicable reason the book is cataloged as a children's picture book. It is not a children's picture book but a valuable tool to use when you are suffering. Read full review

Review: Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

User Review  - Betsy Brainerd - Goodreads

Grandy has suffered a terrible loss that causes her to pull out her recipe and make Tear Soup. Each person's circumstance will change the recipe and the cooking time. Tear Soup is a lovely recipe for ... Read full review


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