A Butterfly's Journey

Editorial: Xlibris US
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A Butterfly's Journey

A Butterfly's Journey

Editorial: Xlibris US
ISBN
af2d7455-0bfc-3d6e-b3f1-cbe2b2c84269
A Butterfly's Journey offers a unique approach to enduringthe loss of a child,with the authors diverse perspective as a multiplebereaved parentand support group facilitator. In this grippingmemoirthat commences with the day she got "the call" alerting her that her 21-year-old son had been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, Hopkinson bares her soul in moving through a journey of grief that changed her life forever. She alsogives families a reason to believe in their child's continued spiritual existence. With great skill, Hopkinson's approach helps bereaved parents and families understand the variety of waysgriefcan be felt, expressed and supported. For example, genders grieve differently and infant loss can be as traumatic as the death of an older or adult child. She gently reminds us to be tolerant: we all grieve in our own way and on our own schedule. Courageously sharing the impact of grief in her own life, Hopkinson reveals that her 30-year-marriage did not survive the untimely death of her adult son. Additionally, while going through a divorce that dramatically altered her lifestyle, her remaining son flunked out of college as a result of the loss of his brother. Like many bereaved parents, Hopkinson briefly contemplated suicide after these and other unexpected events. In***A Butterfly's Journey,***shedetails finding an inner strength she now believes has prepared her to handle any life challenge with greater ease. She also models how she found love, hope and happiness again by turning outward and helping others.
  • Categoría BISAC BIO000000
  • Formato Epub 2
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año 2013
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