Bearing the Unbearable

Bearing the Unbearable

Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief

Book - 2017
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When a loved one dies, the pain of loss can feel unbearable, especially in the case of a traumatizing death that leaves us shouting, 'NO!' with every fiber of our body. The process of grieving can feel wild and nonlinear and often lasts for much longer than other people, the nonbereaved, tell us it should. This book is a companion for life and most difficult times, revealing how grief can open our hearts to connection, compassion, and the very essence of our shared humanity. The author, who is also a bereavement educator, researcher, Zen priest, and leading counselor in the field accompanies the reader along the heartbreaking path of love, loss, and grief. Through moving stories of her encounters with grief over decades of supporting individuals, families, and communities, as well as her own experience with loss, the author opens a space to process, integrate, and deeply honor our grief.
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, [2017]
ISBN: 9781614292968
1614292965
9781614293170
1614293171
Branch Call Number: 155.937 Ca
Description: 222 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Rubin, Jeffrey B.

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