The Undistracted Widow Paperback
Living for God after losing your husband
by Carol W. Cornish;
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The Undistracted Widow
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Writing from a biblical perspective, Carol Cornish helps readers to discover how God is working in the midst of the deep distress of losing a spouse. She provides the reader with direction in finding true and lasting comfort in Christ and encourages widows to use their widowhood for God’s glory. She equips churches, families and friends to come alongside those mourning the loss of a spouse.
The Undistracted Widow helps readers trust in God, manage emotions, learn from both biblical and contemporary widows, rethink the past, present and future, and prepare for what’s next. Any woman who is grieving the loss of her husband, or who knows of someone in mourning, will find this to be a valuable resource.
The Undistracted Widow by Carol W. Cornish was published by Inter-Varsity Press in September 2010 and is our 21510th best seller. The ISBN for The Undistracted Widow is 9781844744916.
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The Undistracted WidowMargaret Walker, via The Good Book Stall
Carol was married to Roland for 38 years; he died just 11 months after being diagnosed with lung cancer.
Written from the heart, this book is intended to help Christian readers to see God at work in the midst of mourning. It certainly points to comfort and hope, but I feel that anyone recently bereaved would not have the attention span to read such a ‘meaty tome’, and those feeling angry with God or who are wallowing in self-pity might be made to feel inadequate and guilty for not putting their trust in Him.
However there is much in the book which I found helpful – particularly the well-chosen excerpts from the book of Psalms, the examples of biblical widows, and a chapter on ‘stretching forward’. The Appendix 1 ‘How to help a widow’ has sound practical advice.
This is, in my view, a book to read before widowhood strikes. Maybe it could be stocked in your church library as it would help congregations in dealing with the bereaved, be they widows or widowers.
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"[The Undistracted Widow] enables the reader to redeem her peace of mind."
From the foreword by Fiona Castle
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|Page last updated||30th August 2016|
|Author / Artist||Carol W. Cornish|
|Publisher||Inter-Varsity Press (September 2010)|
|Number of Pages||208|