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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Great illustrations. - Goodreads
Easy to read and digest. - Goodreads
There are some very helpful tips at the end. - Goodreads
Easy to read even in the early stages of grief. - Goodreads
Illustrations were wonderful as well. - Goodreads
These tips are a very good road map for everyone. - Goodreads

Review: Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

User Review  - Len Knighton - Goodreads

Grief is something we cannot avoid. All if us suffer loss. While the title and illustrations would suggest a children's book, it is one for all ages, pointing out most strongly that going through the grief process is hard work with no time constraints. This is a wonderful resource. Read full review

Review: Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

User Review  - Amber Schamel - Goodreads

This is a really great book for anyone who's suffered a loss. A friend showed me this book after someone gave it to her when she lost her 16 year old son. I then purchased it for another family I knew ... Read full review


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