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In the Letting Go
Words to Heal the Heart on the Death of a Mother
Jonathan Lazear
ISBN: 9781573242523
Book (Paperback)
Conari Press
$11.95
5 x 7
120 pages
March 1, 2006


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"A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take." -Cardinal Mermillod

When a mother dies, often the center of the family is gone. The holiday rituals, the special birthday celebrations for children and grandchildren--the memories are often held by the mother. A mother is a caretaker, a best friend, a source of sage-like wisdom. Losing her can be a traumatic experience.

In the Letting Go is not a guide through the stages of grief. Instead, it acts as a place of refuge for your memories and emotions. It is a space where you are invited to discover solace through the experiences and feelings of others—simple or profound.

A collection of quotations, poems, ancient proverbs, and stories from the likes of Winston Churchill, Madeleine L’Engle, and Jonathon Lazear himself, this book acts as a companion to your grief whenever and wherever you might need it.

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