In case your skeptical, expensive reader, I completely perceive you. After I first met Theresa throughout a 2017 group studying, she seemed me sq. within the eyes and stated, “Cash.” I shrugged her off, informed her I had no thought what she was speaking about and, if I am being sincere, probably rolled my eyes. Solely later did I be taught that my PopPop, my mother’s father died once I was in center college, had an in depth coin assortment.
So, perhaps the shocking, indescribable loss of my dad opened my eyes and turned me right into a believer—or perhaps it is the consolation Theresa has given me by telling me his spirit lives on someplace within the unknown. And let’s be actual, it is a consolation we might all use as 2020 continues to check us in each approach attainable.
As a result of, as many people have realized in this soul-crusher of a year, grief is not restricted to the lack of life. You possibly can mourn the lack of your job, of your private home, of your will to endure the seemingly unending parade of challenges, of the truth you as soon as knew—all subjects that Theresa so deftly explores in her new ebook, Good Mourning.