A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows Through Loss
An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss---with a new preface and epilogue Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, if we choose, know as well the grace that transforms it. A Grace Disguised plumbs the depths of sorrow, whether due to illness, divorce, or the loss of someone we love. The circumstances are not important; what we do with those circumstances is. In coming to the end of ourselves, we can come to the beginning of a new life---one marked by spiritual depth, joy, compassion, and a deeper appreciation of simple blessings.
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Heartwarming.User Review - Jerry S. - Overstock.com
A book to guide you through tough times and show you how God truly does work all things for your good. Youll realize you are not alone in your sorrow! Read full review
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Although it seems like this isn't a particularly well known book when I ask others if they have read it, I think it is one of the best books addressing grief available. Someone had recommended it to ... Read full review
Preface to the Expanded Edition
Preface to the First Edition
The End and the Beginning
Whose Loss Is Worse?
Darkness Closes In
The Silent Scream of Pain
Sailing on a Sea of Nothingness
The Amputation of the Familiar Self
Why Nfil Me?
Forgive and Remember
The Absence of God
Life Has the Final Word
A Community of Brokenness
The Cloud of Witnesses
Heritage in a Graveyard
A Sudden Halt to Business As Usual
The Terror of Randomness