Grief breaks us and shatters our very existence. The temptation to give in to loneliness and depression is ever-present. Will we survive the loss of our loved ones? Our response to grief's deep pain and anguish is crucial to our existence. Through faith and trust in God, may we discover the encouragement and comfort needed to navigate the unchartered territory of grief.
"Goodbye Is Not Goodbye" details the author's nineteen-month journey after losing her husband to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD). The loss sent her world into a tailspin, causing her to turn to a higher power for healing through her deep pain and anguish. God used unique and creative avenues, such as dreams and landscapes, to lead her on a path of continual divine revelations. "Goodbye Is Not Goodbye" vividly portrays how God used the beauty of nature to facilitate healing and shares Michelle's revelations from an "Out West" trip. She found adventure in the open road before her as she trusted God through her journey.
"Goodbye Is Not Goodbye" illustrates how God helped Michelle navigate life after loss from a broken state of despair to one of assurance of purpose and continuity of life. The author learned to listen to the voice of God and lean on the Holy Spirit and the Word for comfort, counsel, guidance, and growth as she traveled from darkness into His marvelous light. "Goodbye Is Not Goodbye" shares these divine revelations with others on a similar grief journey. The author longed for God's help through grief, and she found it! She trusts that her story will shine a light and become a beacon of hope for others.