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Recommended Reading

A New Kind of Normal - (Carol Kent) This is the personal story of a woman who takes unchangeable circumstances in her life and transforms them into renewed hope, gratitude, forgiveness and action.  This author finds a "new normal" in her life.

Healing After Loss - (Martha Whitmore Hickman)  The reflections in this small but powerful book offer daily comfort and strength to those who have lost a loved one.

How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies - (Therese A. Rando) Whether death is sudden or anticipated, few people are prepared for the grief it brings.  This author addresses the pain that death can bring and guides the reader on a very personal journey to healing and wholeness.

Life is Good-bye, Life is Hello - (Allan R. Bozarth) The reader is reminded that that suffering in and of itself has no value.  However, through personal choice, suffering can be transformed into new levels of healing and wholeness.

Song for Sarah:  A Mother's Journey through Grief and Beyond - (Paula D'Arcy) This author shares her collection of letters written before and after the death of her daughter.  These letters express how her deepest sorrow was transformed into peace and assurance.  Drawing on her personal experience, the author conveys to the reader in a gentle yet profound way that healing is available to anyone enduring the sorrow of a lost loved one.

No Time to Say Goodbye:  Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One - (Carla Fine) This author presents research findings on the survivors of suicide.  She captures the pain and heartache as well as the courage and inspiration of these courageous men and women who have lost loved ones to suicide.

When Your Friend is Grieving - (Paula D'Arcy) The author describes the incredible pain parents can experience after the death of their child.  She discusses ways others can be supportive of parents as they deal with their pain

The Wilderness of Suicide Grief: Finding Your Way – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)

The Wilderness of Grief: Finding Your Way – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)

Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)


The Mourners Book of Hope – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)

A Child's View of Grief – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)

Healing a Child's Grieving Heart – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)

Eight Critical Questions for Mourners . . . And the Answers That Will Help You Heal – (Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D)

The Mourner's Handbook – (Helen Fitzgerald)