Wayne Triplett
  Heaven Is Waiting...The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow...This Little Light Of Mine    www.crossofcancer.com   

Books about grief to help you on your journey

Angell, James W. O Susan: Looking Forward with Hope after the Death of a Child. Pasadena, CA: Hope Publishing House, 1990.


Apple, Dennis L. Life After the Death of My Son: What I’m Learning. Kansas City, MO: Beacon Hill Press, 2008.


Bernstein, Ph.D., Judith R. When the Bough Breaks: Forever after the Death of a Son or Daughter. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998.


Cooke, Tony. Life After Death: Rediscovering Life After the Loss of a Loved One. Tulsa, OK: Faith Library Publications, 2003.


Alcorn, Randy. Heaven. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2004.


Deffner, Donald L. At The Death Of A Child: Words of Comfort and Hope. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1993.


Graham, Billy. Death and the Life After. Nashville, TN: Word Publishing, 1987.


Jeremiah, David. Discover Paradise: A Guidebook to Heaven, Your True Home. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009.


Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth. On Life After Death. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts, 1991.


Levine, Marie. First You Die: Learn to Live after the Death of Your Child. Silver Thread Publishers, 2004.


Libby, Larry. Someday Heaven. Sisters, OR: Questar Publishers, Inc., 1993.


Lutzer, Erwin W. One Minute After You Die: A Preview of Your Final Destination. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1997.


Marx, Robert J. and Susan Wengerhoff Davidson. Facing The Ultimate Loss: Coping with the Death of a Child. Fredonia, WI: Champion Press, Ltd., 2003.


Mehren, Elizabeth. After the Darkest Hour The Sun Will Shine Again: A Parent’s Guide to Coping with the Loss of a Child. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.


Mitchell, Ellen. Beyond Tears: Living after Losing a Child. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2004.


Munday, John with France Wohlenhaus-Munday. Surviving the Death of a Child. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1995.


Noel, Brook and Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D. Naperville, IL: I Wasn’t Ready To Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing after the Sudden Death of a Loved One. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2008.


Piper, Don with Cecil Murphey. Heaven Is Real: Lessons on Earthly Joy - from the Man Who Spent 90 Minutes in Heaven. New York: Berkley Publishing Group, 2007.


Piper, Don with Cecil Murphey. 90 Minutes In Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Fleming H. Revell, 2004.


Rando, Ph.D., Therese A. How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies. New York: Bantam Books, 1991.


Rosof, Barbara D. The Worst Loss: How Families Heal from the Death of a Child. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994.


Sanders, Ph.D., Catherine M. How to Survive the Loss of a Child: Filling the Emptiness and Rebuilding Your Life. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998.


Sanders, Ph.D., Catherine M. Surviving Grief…and Learning to Live Again. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1992.


Spies, Karen. Everything You Need To Know About Grieving. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 1993.


Stanley, Charles. A Touch Of His Peace: Meditations on Experiencing the Peace of God. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1993.


Terveen, John Luke. Hope for the Brokenhearted: God’s Voice of Comfort in the Midst of Grief and Loss. Colorado Springs, CO: Cook Communications Ministry, 2006.


Triplett, Wayne. This Little Light Of Mine: The Inspiring Story of Kevin Triplett…Carrying His Cross of Cancer. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc., 2008.


Welshons, John E. Awakening from Grief: Finding the Road Back to Joy. Little Falls, NJ: Open Heart Publications, 2000.


Westberg, Granger E. Good Grief. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 1977.


Wiersbe, David W. Gone But Not Lost: Grieving the Death of a Child. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2008.


Wright, H. Norman. Experiencing Grief. Nashville, TN: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 2004.


Ziglar, Zig. Confessions of a Grieving Christian. Nashville, TN: Zig Ziglar Corporation, 2004.



Helpful grief specific web sites





Bereaved Parents of the US

P.O. Box 95

Park Forest, IL 60466




The Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
National Office  
P.O. Box 498  
Kensington MD 20895–0498





1715 Yankee Doodle Road, Suite 301

Eagan, MN 55121




The Compassionate Friends

P.O. Box 3696

Oak Brook, IL 60522–3696




Crisis, Grief, and Healing

The First interactive grief web site

Tom Golden LCSW

PO Box 83658
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878





Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

MADD National Office
511 E. John Carpenter Freeway
Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062

800–GET–MADD (800–438–6233) 



Mothers in Sympathy and Support (MISS)

P.O. Box 5333
Peoria, AZ 85385

623.979.1000 (local and international)
1–888–455–MISS (toll free in U.S.)


Chronic and Terminal Illness


Center for Attitudinal Healing


33 Buchanan Drive
Sausalito, CA 94965

Phone 415.331.6161



Exceptional Cancer Patients (ECaP)

522 Jackson Park Drive

Meadville, PA 16335




Grief Share (Internet Resource)
PO Box 1739
Wake Forest, NC 27588

Phone: 800–395–5755


Make Today Count

Executive Director
C/O Mid-American Cancer Center
1235 East Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804

800–432–2273 (Voice-Toll-free)

National AIDS Hotline

American Social Health Association

P.O. Box 13827

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709



National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314




Infant Death


Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs

8280 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300

McLean, Virginia 22108




The National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center

Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057–1272
1–866–866–7437 toll free



The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center

1415 E. Wayzata Boulevard #30

Wayzata, MN 55391




Remember Me

Kim B. Church

P.O. Box 129

Purlear, NC 28665
E-mail: kim@craigchurchministries.org


Resolve Through Sharing

Bereavement Services
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
1900 South Avenue, Mailstop ALEX
La Crosse, WI 54601

1–800–362–9567 ext. 54747



SHARE (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc.)

National SHARE Office

St. Joseph Health Center

300 First Capitol Drive

St. Charles, MO 63301–2893




SIDS Alliance
First Candle 

1314 Bedford Avenue, Suite 210
Baltimore, MD  21208






American Association of Suicidology

5221 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20015

Phone: (202) 237–2280



Friends for Survival, Inc.

P.O. Box 214463

Sacramento, CA 95821






National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

510 King Street, Suite 424

Alexandria, VA 22314
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1–800–TRY–NOVA (1–800–879–6682)



National Victim Center

National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
202– 467–8700


Parents of Murdered Children

National POMC
100 East Eighth Street, Suite 202
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Toll Free: 1–888–818–POMC