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2016 Book Excellence Award finalist

You've lost someone you love. Your heart is broken. Now you're facing a holiday or special occasion.

What are you going to do? How do you handle this?

Best-selling author, hospice chaplain, and grief counselor Gary Roe has given you a grief survival kit designed for the holidays. Speaking from both personal and professional grief experiences, he will empower you to navigate special days and seasons with new confidence.

Holidays are difficult, especially when you're grieving the loss of someone you love. In this book, you will discover how to:

  • Deal with unspoken yet powerful expectations
  • Handle continual memories and reminders of your loved one
  • Face feeling misunderstood, lonely, and isolated,
  • Process unpredictable emotions and feeling vulnerable
  • Take yourself and your own heart seriously
  • Make good choices - what to do, how, and with whom

Finding your way to grieve well over the holidays can be overwhelming without a trusted guide. Gary knows your pain and will walk beside you, offering effective tools to help you face the holidays with hope rather than apprehension.

Healing from loss is challenging. Facing a holiday while grieving the loss of a spouse, child, parent, or someone close is tough duty. Use holidays and special times to help you grieve and honor the one you're missing. Grab this comforting, practical book today.

©2013 Gary Nolan Roe (P)2016 Gary Nolan Roe

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excellent

excellent ideas for moving forward in the healing process of grief.
There's a FREE opportunity to share this audiobook with a friend at the end. and, the self affirmations are strengthening for the heart and soul.

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very helpful

very easy and helpful, thank you for bringing God in the book. very soothing voice and relaxing .

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SmoothIng

As a hospice Chaplain and for my own grief this was extremely helpful. Thank you for taking time to write it and turn it into an audible version:)

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Be kind to yourself

Be kind to your self. Those few words couldn’t have hit me so hard. I’ve been fighting to please everyone to make them feel better. Not knowing I haven’t grieved myself.
Thank you Gary

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Great Help

Lots of good advice for the grieving

Helped me understand others whom I thought heartless

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good read

super helpful. definitely helped me to feel less alone. grief can definitely make you feel so alone in the world and it was nice to relate to others.

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Great message

The book has a great message and amazing suggestions for your new life with your loved ones still present after loss!