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Grief for a season
Tengbom, Mildred.
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Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers, [1989]

Physical Description:
155 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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BV4905.2 .T47 1989 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Grief for a Season is a personal manual that guides those who are grieving at their own pace through areas of shock, expressions of their grief, and helps to deal with questions and doubts and fears. Through the pain of separation and depression, the grieving one is shown how to take small steps toward recovery.Here is a book that anyone--pastors, physicians, nurses, friends, family members--will want to share with those working through loss and grief.

Author Notes

Mildred Tengbom is the mother of two daughters and two sons. She has written twenty books, teaches writing, and has lived all around the globe. Mildred and her husband now reside in Claremont, California.

Table of Contents

1. Bearing Grief or Baring Griefp. 15
2. Presencep. 23
3. The Seasonp. 29
4. Questions and Doubtsp. 37
5. Small Steps Toward Recoveryp. 43
6. Death Is Not Natural!p. 51
7. The Odd Things I Dop. 55
8. Wearinessp. 63
9. Loss of a Homep. 67
10. Irritable Daysp. 73
11. Emotions and Faithp. 81
12. Nothing We Can Dop. 87
13. I Wish I Hadp. 93
14. Storytellingp. 101
15. Facing Deathp. 107
16. After Deathp. 115
17. The Pain of Separationp. 121
18. Acceptancep. 127
19. Finding Meaning in Life Againp. 133
20. Does Grieving Go on Forever?p. 141
21. Life After Deathp. 149
Epiloguep. 155