Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Giveaway~Book Release Party!!!!

I mentioned a new book in my Monday post. The exciting thing is this book officially released yesterday! Know what that means? This calls for a RWAV Release party. You know, us RWAV ladies can really cut loose so will you put on your party pants and join in the fun?!?!

Glenda of Wednesday in the Word (who also just so happens to be co-author of the book) and her hubs have offered to give THREE of you Roof with a View ladies a copy (signed upon request) of Finding Hope in Times of Grief. Like I said Monday, this topic may not really excite you now but you nevery know~you may need it for a gift OR want to save it for when you do need it.'s where the fun begins. To be entered into this giveaway, all you need to do is comment here and tell us one of three things (or all of the above).
  1. What is your most favorite Bible verse that gives you HOPE when you need it?
  2. Tell us something that perplexes you about grief or a burning question about loss that you can't wait to find out the answer to when you get to Heaven.
  3. If you have been through loss, what was the very most helpful thing that someone did for you?
Don't be shy! Get in it to win it (and feel free to congratulate the new author while you're at it). :)

Love ya'll,

P.S. we'll announce the three winners next Wednesday so you have a week to enter yourself AND round up your peeps to enter, too!


CC said...

Congratulations on the book release! It's got to be exciting to see your labor of love get published. Of COURSE I'd love a Parrish signed copy.

Two of my 'cling to' verses: Romans 8:37 and James 1:2...

Love to you all!

Cindy said...

Congratulations of the newest book! I have very recently been through grief. My hubby of nearly 30 years passed away on Christmas Eve. It has been interesting though, it seems that unless you have lost a child, very few people think you have a right to grieve! I don't understand that thinking. I only know living With Mark, I don't know living without him! Why should I not grieve? My heart is broken in pieces but I am made to feel like I cannot talk about it because it wasn't a child! Grieved about grieving!

HPS said...

I'm glad you've joined us, Cindy!!! I can relate to what you're saying and understand what you mean about everyone's grief being unique to them. All grief is painful and does not warrant any minimization whatsoever. If you have facebook, I highly recommend you go to where you will see you aren't alone!

Glenda said...

I am so sorry you lost your husband on Christmas Eve.
We want you to know that your grief is so valid and real. We wrote Finding Hope In Times of Grief on the heels of Preston's fathers death and our son's tragic death the day after we buried him.
I agree with Hannah that it would be helpful for you to visit our Facebook page finding Hope in Times of Grief. There are many on our site that have lost spouses. The grief road is unique to each individual.
We have found that God is personal and He has been there every step of the way. When you call out to Him He will be there for you too.

Cindy said...

Thank you for your kind and encouraging comments. I appreciate them so very much. I forgot to leave an answer to one of your questons.
Because my hubby passed during the holidays we decided to wait a short time to have a memorial. My dear friend from TX came several days before the service and just took care of me, all the service details and was a huge blessing at the service. She waited on anybody who needed anything and was always by my side when I needed a hand to hold. She took care of all of my family and stayed an extra day just to love on me and my kids when everybody else had gone home. I can never repay her for her love and kindness during the most difficult days of my life!

Tracy Suzanne said...

Hi. It must be so exciting to have your newest book published. Congratulations. I would be thrilled to have a signed copy.

One of my favorite bible verses on hope is: Psalm 31:24 "Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord".

I've never felt bad for people who have died because I feel like they are beyond the pain now but it's the one's left here to deal with the grief that I feel so bad for.

I lost my Mother when I was 26 and my father when I was 27 and was devastated. We had a close friend of the family who came in when Mama died and immediately put things in action because it was so sudden and we were in complete shock. She owned a local dinner and had several daughters. The house was cleaned and prepared for visitors in nothing flat. She knew there would be lots of food so she made sure there was every paper product, disposable cutlery and drink available. It meant the world to me she came in and allowed us to grieve while she provide so much motherly care.

Thanks for letting me enter. Hugs...Tracy :)