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Post by EmunahAn » 12 Jan 2019, 07:55

[Following is an official review of "The Resurrection: Life After the Death of your Child" by Latisa Be.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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The Resurrection: Life after the Death of your Child by Latisa Be is an uplifting non-fiction book that seeks to instill hope to a parent who has experienced the loss of a child.

On December 26, 1991, Latisa Be’s son, Errol Meeks, was born. Meeks grew up to be a loving and friendly young man. At the young age of nineteen, Meeks lost his life through an unfortunate turn of events when the man he had saved moments before turned on him. The shocking news of her son’s death quickly plunged Latisa Be into a state of shock. This would be the beginning of a very difficult journey. The amazing lessons she would learn along the way have helped many in similar circumstances and they are included in the book.

I loved reading The Resurrection: Life after the Death of your Child because it discusses a topic that is paramount especially to those who have gone through the same experiences as the author. The death of one’s child is definitely a traumatic experience and death, in general, is not an easy topic. The existence of a book such as Latisa Be’s that handles the topic so well and which is written by someone who has gone through the pain of losing a child is certainly beneficial. The book’s message is also applicable to people who know anyone going through the loss of their child.

I also liked that the book contains a lot of useful information that is told in an honest way. The author acknowledges the pain that comes with death given that she has been through it herself. She explains what worked for her at different stages of her grieving process. Some of the advice contained includes recognizing the power of gratitude, using healthy outlets to fill the void, realizing that everyone grieves on their own schedule, cherishing the memories but focusing on oneself, what being strong really means and what one can do to support a grieving friend. The information’s practicality is further enhanced by exercises which are included at the end of each chapter.

In terms of structure and grammar, the book is adeptly organized and written. I only identified one grammatical error. The chapters explore one topic at a time and the language is clear and comprehensible. The Resurrection: Life after the Death of your Child by Latisa Be is not only invaluable because of the way it is written but mostly because of the advice it contains. The information included is helpful to all readers especially to those who can relate to the author’s experience. I rate it 4 out of 4 stars.

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Post by Darlynn_Tebogo » 13 Jan 2019, 08:22

My best friend recently lost her baby brother and even though this book caters more to people who have lost their children I think it might help her during her grieving process. Thank you for the recommendation.

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Post by Anthony__ » 13 Jan 2019, 09:04

Wow! Great review. This book will be nice for almost everyone. I realised that we all are grieved at one point of our lives.

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Post by kandscreeley » 13 Jan 2019, 09:18

Losing a child has to be one of the worst experiences life. You aren't supposed to outlive your children. I'm glad that there are books out there to, perhaps, help ease some of the pain. Still, the book doesn't apply to me. Thanks, though.
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Post by TJanowski23 » 13 Jan 2019, 12:30

I have a good friend who recently lost a child. I may recommend this to her, when the time is right. Thank you!

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Post by Philip127 » 13 Jan 2019, 14:00

This book is nice most especially for those who lost their child

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Post by nonamer_miss » 14 Jan 2019, 06:13

I think this will be a tear jerker! Losing someone is already hard, but losing someone who came from you... must be heart and soul-wrenching.

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Post by Keslerae » 14 Jan 2019, 19:47

I can't even imagine what it would be like to lose my little girl, the thought alone is like being stabbed through the chest. I am quite interested to see how this woman overcame such an overwhelming obstacle. I hope this never happens to me, but I feel that reading this book before such a tragedy can occur would be wise.

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Post by kdstrack » 14 Jan 2019, 21:34

The author has courageously written a book that can help many others. I love all the high praise you have showered on her efforts. This will be an excellent resource to recommend or gift to people who have lost a child. Thanks for your thoughtful review.

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Post by Jessacardinal » 15 Jan 2019, 14:54

As a mother, I'm not sure I could bear to read this story. My stomach turns immediately after reading nothing more than the title of the book. I am thankful the author was able to create something that hopefully helps many others who have suffered such an unthinkable and devastating loss.
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