This spiritual companion for mourners affirms their need to mourn and invites them to journey through their very unique and personal grief. Organised around the six needs of mourning that all mourners must yield to and eventually embrace to find continued meaning in life and living, this book offers reflective passages for each need that help mourners work through their thoughts and feelings.
Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD, serves as director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition. He writes the Children and Grief column for Bereavement Magazine and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, and Today. He is the author of Healing Your Grieving Heart, Healing a Teen's Grieving Heart, and Understanding Your Grief. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.