By Tricia Lott Williford
While your existence falls apart--through a loss of life, a misplaced courting, a diagnosis--you wish greater than whatever to grasp that your ache has a goal. And that past your ache, a brand new day awaits.
Tricia Lott Williford came across this in a number of tragic hours while her thirty-five-year-old husband died suddenly. In And lifestyles Comes again, she writes with hovering prose approximately her soft, courageous trip as a widow with younger boys within the agonizing days and months that his death.
And lifestyles Comes again records the tenacity of affection, the beautiful transience of every second, and the laughter that comes even in loss. This traveler's advisor to discovering new lifestyles after setbacks bargains no effortless solutions or glib religious maxims yet as a substitute attracts you into your individual tale and the wish that waits for you even now.
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But even after the Richard hove to, another cannon-ball whizzed close, then one more (possibly a miss-aimed shot across the bow of another vessel moving nearby), which decapitated the Richard’s helmsman, John Pierce. A few days later, Pierce’s headless body went on display in New York before burial at public expense. Furious, Mayor DeWitt Clinton, joined by other leading Manhattan citizens, demanded loudly that something be done to build-up the defenses of New York Harbor. At the time, these defenses were woefully inadequate.
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And Life Comes Back: A Wife's Story of Love, Loss, and Hope Reclaimed by Tricia Lott Williford