Warm, encouraging and truly helpful for anyone experiencing the terrible loss of a baby.
When the anticipation of your child’s birth turns into the grief of miscarriage, tubal pregnancy, stillbirth, or early infant death, no words on earth can ease your loss. But there is strength and encouragement in the wisdom of others who have been there and found that God’s comfort is real.
Having experienced three miscarriages and the death of an infant son, Kathe Wunnenberg knows the deep anguish of losing a child. Grieving the Child I Never Knew was born from her personal journey through sorrow. It is a wise and tender companion for mothers whose hearts have been broken—mothers whose dreams have been shattered and who wonder how to go on.
This devotional collection will help those mothers grieve honestly and well. With seasoned insights and gentle questions, it invites the reader to present her hurts before God, and to receive over time the healing that He alone can – and will – provide.
Each devotion includes:
MY REVIEW: It’s a hardcover book with a spot inside for TO and FROM, which is thoughtful, in case you buy this book as a gift for someone and want to personalize it. It also has a nice ribbon bookmarker attached to it so that you can mark your spot. Each section has a brief devotional, a bible verse, and some questions with spots for you to write in your answers. There’s also special tips for anniversaries and holidays, days that are usually especially tough for someone who is grieving. The author has lost children of her own, and she shares her personal experiences with this, as well as biblical passages to help other parents who are going through the same thing. I think this is a great idea for a book. People may often want to avoid difficult subjects like this, but for someone who has gone through it, a book like this can help them through the grieving stages.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book for free in exchange for a review. I was not required to post a positive review, and all opinions are my own.