Help and hope for an unexpected journey.
Do real Christians commit suicide? Yes, they do. And for those left behind, the journey following such a tragedy is unbearably painful. Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love is a compassionate and practical guide that addresses the intensely personal issues of survivors of suicide (SOS). This gentle and faith-affirming resource helps survivors know what to expect, especially during the first year following a suicide. It includes personal stories of survivors and suggestions on how to move beyond survival to live life again. Designed for use by individuals, couples, and SOS groups, this book offers help for parents, siblings, friends, and extended families, as well as practical guidelines for pastors, Christian counselors, and other church leaders. Topics include:
What to do in the immediate aftermath of a suicide
Handling guilt and understanding the role of depression in suicides
Dealing with questions of faith and meaning
Creating a support system
Choosing a Christian therapist
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#1 choice for suicide survivors
Yes, I have already listened to it twice, right after my son's suicide and again at the four month mark. The book is point on as to the journey of a suicide survivor and has practical guidance for me on my journey.
When Bad Things Happen to Good People. Both books talk about your faith struggle after losing a child or loved one.
Excellent book and reference!
- B W
- Kids Mom