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Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
Edited by Dena Clayton, “Living Through Grief” is the third book in the 'Love Revealed series' and is a fine collection of short stories. The writers are ordinary people with extraordinary skill in writing their stories dealing with loss, overcoming obstacles and finding love.
It is one of the most inspiring books I have read for a long time. Halfway through the stories, I slowed down because I didn't want my reading to end so soon. This is not a place for me to judge the writing style or the level of the prose in detail and it is definitely not for me to judge the real people who are part of the stories. The book is perfect as it is, and it is the message of the stories that matters. It does not intend to teach people about how to move on or bury the grief deep in one corner, but it is a book for people to share and learn each other's strengths. It invites the reader to see how the writers face life’s defining moment by dealing with the loss of their loved ones. Live through grief not just by grieving alone, but remembering the best moments of that someone who isn't there anymore. This book is full of inspiring stories of strength and love to fortify anyone’s spirit and resolve. After reading this, I can honestly say that I am more grateful and remember to count my blessings.