Standing in the Shadow: Help and Encouragement for Suicide Survivors

Standing in the Shadow: Help and Encouragement for Suicide Survivors

by June Cerza Kolf


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Grief counselor June Cerza Kolf is repeatedly asked for specific guidance in helping suicide survivors function and heal. Their grief is unique in that the trauma of suicide leaves them in such a devastated state that the typical coping mechanisms no longer work.
With deep sensitivity, Kolf leads readers through mourning to acceptance. She helps them realize the tragedy was out of their control, release their guilt and anger, and gain the power of prayer. Standing in the Shadow covers the heart of thirty-four topics, including depression, forgiveness, and the salvation of those who commit suicide. The gentle, honest writing provides answers, hope, and comfort for the bereaved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801063954
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2002
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 684,863
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

June Cerza Kolf has worked in hospice care for years, teaches grief seminars, and conducts grief recovery sessions. She is the author of several books and lives in Quartz Hill, California.

Table of Contents

1Midnight Descends13
2Dawn Breaks36
3The Sun Rises62
Reading and Resource List93

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