Mommy's Reflections: Losing Zumante and Finding the Mustard Seed

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Mommy's Reflections is the true account of one mother's journey following the death of her child. The journey begins on September 18, 2009. It has been almost two months since the passing of nine year old Zumante, and the reader is immediately drawn into the soul searching of his brokenhearted mother. She examines her emotions, details her despair, and struggles with her very survival. In the midst of the grief, though, there is something even greater. There are several recurring themes in these reflections. The love that this mother has for her son is apparent on every page. Apparent also, is the overwhelming pain caused by his death. Although this story is one that chronicles the devastation of losing a child, it is also a testament of faith and courage. This is a powerful narrative that will move many to tears. It is also a complex collection of journal entries that will encourage reflections and evoke conversations. No one will read it and remain untouched. Mommy's Reflections is an honest read. Lucero-Mills endures a parent's worst nightmare and allows the reader the unique opportunity to gain insight and understanding. From the first hurtful holiday season through the first anniversary of Zumante's death, this story speaks of tears and toil, healing and hope. This is a grieving mother's memoir. It is a book that gives voice to the violation of a soul. It is a book not only for mothers, but a book for anyone who has ever loved or lost, or wondered about either. It is a book not only about grief, but about life and death, and relationships and perspectives. Mommy's Reflections is not about getting over it. It is about getting through it. This book shines a spotlight on that process. In the end, it's not about giving in to grief. It's about facing loss and finding the mustard seed.

Author: Zuton Lucero-Mills
Publisher: Sakhu Schule Publications
Published: 11/01/2012
Pages: 360
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.16lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.80d
ISBN13: 9780982425565
ISBN10: 0982425562
BISAC Categories:
- Family & Relationships | Death, Grief, Bereavement
- Social Science | Death & Dying
- Social Science | Children's Studies

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