In this powerful debut memoir, Dana Goodman tells the story of the loss of her husband, son and mother-in-law to cancer. In the Cleft Joy Comes in the Mourning is an unforgettable story of finding hope after unthinkable tragedy. Goodman shares, with raw honesty, her journey through mourning and how she was able to find hope, joy and love again after endless heartache.
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Goodman’s intimate and tender journey to find new meaning captures a wide range of emotions. She brings courage, honesty and even laughter to what is, in truth, a parent's worst nightmare. In the Cleft Joy Comes in the Mourning will be a comfort to anyone touched by loss, and will renew people’s hope that joy can be gleaned even in the middle of the darkness.
In the Cleft will help readers:
-Find renewal, meaning and purpose again after losing a loved one
-Have hope even in the darkest valley
-Enter into and understand the mourning process
-Support people who have suffered loss so you can be truly present to their intimate pain
-Understand how pain can increase your capacity to love and have deeper compassion
-Restore your dreams after unthinkable loss