Tear soup: a recipe for healing after loss

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Grief Watch, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 51 pages
103 Reviews
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 and digest. - Goodreads
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  - Francine - Goodreads

I was Reccomended this book after my son passed away after a long battle with brain cancer. My younger son is 5 and this book not only helped me, but also him understand and comprehend the different ... Read full review

Review: Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

User Review  - Brenda Funk - Goodreads

This book is amazing. The authors really understand what grieving is all about, and how different it can be for different people. It is also unusual in that it can be read on many different levels ... Read full review


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