Virtual Book Discussion Series for Adults Bereaved in Childhood
Adults who experienced loss during childhood have few places to tell our stories, remember our loved ones, and connect with others. I want to change that!
In memory of my mom – Mary Lee Wimberg Morse, 1933-1970
Though my mom died of cancer when I was seven, I didn’t start grieving until my 20s and only much later realized that the loss will always be part of me. At this stage in my journey, I feel called to publicly honor my mom’s memory for the first time. Reading in a community seems like the perfect tribute, because my lifelong love of books and libraries originated with her.
Monthly book selections are a mix of new and older fiction as well as nonfiction. For each book, a live discussion takes place in a Zoom call. There is a dedicated private Facebook group where I post updates and questions about the books and you can comment as you feel moved. Feel free to join in one or both avenues of discussion as you prefer.
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Book Selections and Zoom Discussion Dates
Namaste the Hard Way: A Daughter's Journey to Find Her Mother on the Yoga Mat
by Sasha Brown-Worsham (2018)
Zoom Discussion: Sunday, February 5 at 2:00 pm EST
When her mother died, 16 year old Brown ran as far away from yoga as she could until a running injury left her needing the practice. On the mat, she processed her grief, found her mother again. and discovered she was more like her than she thought, finding a deeper understanding of the practice, the breath, and the life her mother lost too young.
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