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Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
Sunday, November 11, 2007, Charles headed from his Nashville condo to his office and apartment in Atlanta. Monday, November 12, was his 58th birthday. Since he would be out of town, their granddaughters and Becky had made him a cake and celebrated before he left on that Sunday. Wednesday, November 14, Charles called his wife Becky, telling her about the pain radiating down his back. Sadly, twelve days later, despite hundreds maybe thousands of prayers, Charles passed away.
Hey, God? Yes, Charles.: Conversations on Life, Loss and Love by Rebecca H. Cooper narrates the brief conversations between her late husband and God. It concentrates on the daily tribulations of coping with the death of a loved one. To be frank, I had some hesitation with the premise at first, and the fact that I can relate too well with the loss of a family member added more weight to my uncertainty. That said, I found this unique memoir and brief conversations humbly enlightened me.
After 39 years being married to each other, the unexpected death of Charles greatly tested Becky’s perseverance to get through the grief and stay strong for her family. She believes she overheard these snippets of Charles' conversations with God. This bittersweet book is the result of it. All in all, this is an inspiring tale of love, grief and faith. It provided me with comfort and this is something that I would read again. My gratitude goes to Becky Cooper for sharing her story with readers.