Item description for Healing for the Heart... A Guide for Survival in the World of the Widow by Nancy Hughes...
Overview While trying to deal with her overwhelming sadness and grief at the death of her husband, the author found hope and compassion in the Lord. "Healing for the Heart" contains personal stories and encouragement from seven widows to help strengthen ones faith.
Publishers Description As Nancy walked through their living room door and called her husband's name, she knew instantly that something was terribly wrong. While trying to deal with her overwhelming sadness and grief at the death of her husband, Nancy found hope and compassion in the Lord. She also found that there were many experiences as a widow that she was totally unprepared for and needed answers."Healing for the Heart" contains personal stories and encouragement from seven widows to help strengthen your faith and reassure you that the Lord will never leave your side in this journey. It is Nancy's prayer that this book will speak to those women who have become members of the "Widowhood Club." She also provides information for anyone who wants to reach out to widows, but is unsure of what to say or do.Nancy is a published author and abstinence educator. Besides traveling extensively and sharing her knowledge and experiences through the years, Nancy has written a series of children's books that teach life lessons. It was only through her experience as a recent widow that she realized the need for a ministry to women in her situation. Nancy lives in southwest Missouri with her 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.5" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.14" Weight: 0.19 lbs.
Release Date Aug 29, 2007
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1602669740 ISBN13 9781602669741
Availability 95 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 08:51.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Healing for the Heart... A Guide for Survival in the World of the Widow?
Almost more a book for those who love someone who is widowed Feb 22, 2008
This book shares vignettes of several women who have "joined the Widowhood Club" in various ways -- sudden, unexpected deaths -- prolonged deaths -- deaths due to accident -- deaths due to disease. From each woman's story, Nancy draws out some "dos" and "don'ts" for the widow and those who love her. Some things are very basic -- "Remember to drink to stay hydrated.". Others are things people do or say with every good intention, but are, at the least, not helpful, and in many ways hurtful to the grieving widow.
I have not experienced membership in this club, but this book gave me insight into the thoughts and feelings of those who are members. As my title says, I believe the book is as beneficial to those of us who surround a widow in the time of her loss.