Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Can a Parent's Death Be a Good Thing?
Author Jeanne Safer writes about the opportunities for growth that came out of her mother's death in her new book Death Benefits: How Losing a Parent Can Change an Adult's Life—For the Better. She was interviewed earlier today by the glorious Diane Rehm (yes, more NPR gushing from me). Here's a link to the interview. I admire the honesty of her approach. It's not all doom and gloom that comes out of death. Sometimes, new growth can come from our experiences with it.