Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving
is a Best Book Awards Finalist "After my wife died, I wish I'd had copies of this book to pass on to my friends. They meant well; that didn't make them helpful. Many will benefit from this easy-to-read book." -Cecil Murphey, New York Times bestselling author of more than 130 books Loss hurts. It's tough to go through, and painful to watch.Do you know someone who's grieving and wish you could help?
Are you the one grieving and wonder if what you're going through is normal? Do you wish those around you understood you better?This book has answers.
This practical and easy-to-read book provides the answers you need to make a difference - in your own life and in the lives of others.
Multiple award-winning author, speaker, and grief specialist Gary Roe is a compassionate and trusted voice in grief recovery who has been bringing comfort, hope, encouragement, and healing to hurting, wounded hearts for more than 30 years. In Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving
, he gives you a look at the grieving heart and its struggles - the churning thoughts, emotional pain, guilt, sadness, loneliness, and even depression within.
If you're wanting to help someone who's grieving, you'll get a glimpse of what's going on inside them and be better able to love and support them. If you're in the midst of loss, you'll see yourself as you read, and be encouraged that you aren't as weird as you thought.
In Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving
, you will learn...
- How hurting, grieving people are thinking and feeling.
- How to be aware of their emotional pain, enter their world, and meet them where they are.
- How to discover what they need and don't need.
- What to say and not to say.
- How to be a help and not a hindrance in the grief recovery process.
- How the grief and pain of others can affect you.
- How your own personal history of loss influences both how you grieve and how you view others who are hurting.
- How helping others stimulates your own personal growth and healing.
- How these skills can enhance all your relationships.
Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving can help you develop a priceless ability- how to hear the heart of someone who's hurting. The benefits for them, and for you, can be staggering.
We're designed for connection and relationship. Death and the resulting separation are painful. We love, and so we grieve. How we grieve matters - deeply.
Psychology, counseling, diet, fitness, and physical and mental health all play crucial roles. Each one of us can make a difference. We're in this together. Together, we can recover, heal, and grow.
Hurting, grieving hearts are everywhere. They need you.
Grab your copy of Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving today. You can make more of a difference than you dreamed possible.
"After my wife died three years ago, I wish I'd had copies of this book to pass on to my friends. Too many advised me on how to grieve, how long to grieve, and things not to do the first year. They meant well; that didn't make them helpful. Like others who grieve, I had to find my own path to healing. Thanks, Gary, for this easy-to-read book. I hope many will read it."
--Cecil Murphey, New York Times bestselling author of more than 130 books, including Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story and 90 Minutes in Heaven.
"This book gives immense hope to the grieving heart and those who want to help. The author's simple, straightforward, and practical approach is refreshing and healing. I recommend it highly."
-Paul Casale, Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist
"Another masterpiece for the bereavement library. This book is a must read for those who authentically want to assist and support those around us who are grieving."
-Dr. Craig Borchardt, President/CEO Hospice Brazos Valley
"If you've ever wondered how to help a friend who's grieving, Gary Roe has the answer. With comforting and practical words,Gary provides solid counsel for those who want to help the hurting but may not know how. He gives readers insight into grieving hearts and how we can support them in their time of need."
- Troy Allen, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, CollegeStation
"Gary touches on a subject many people seem uncomfortable addressing for fear of hurting the grieving person more deeply. Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving succinctly explains the grieving heart's thoughts and needs. Thanks for this 'how to' Gary!"
- Carrie Andree, Licensed Professional Counselor
"Finally...a book for the grieving and those close to someone grieving! As a hospice social worker, this is a fantastic resource for patients and families. As someone who personally knows loss, this book provides great comfort. I could not recommend these words more!"
- Kim Dafferner, author, Hospice Social Worker