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Loss, Longing and Our Search for God
by Regis Martin
Publisher:Ave Maria Press from Alban Bks
Still Point is a beautiful, honest and moving contemplation on grief and the pain of that grief. Grief so strong in some ways that it knocks our faith and causes us to stop and contemplate what there is, and in that contemplation to come through our moment of doubt to a moment of longing and want and a realisation of faith, that in death there is life - though it may not ever be again what we thought it was before. It's beautiful.
It has a lovely cadence to it that flows, and certainly is helped along by the snippets and considerations of poetry that are included to try to explain and highlight the doubts, wonders and contemplations of the search for God in the agony of loss. I cannot help but think this would be an excellent book to give to anyone suffering under the burden of their loss, or even for anyone who has known loss, or may come to know loss.
Reviewer: Melanie Carroll (13/04/13)