»How can you stand all the sadness in your job?« grief counselor Mechthild Schroeter-Rupieper is often asked. In reality, her work is often joyful, even if grief isn’t banished because of it. And that is what she demonstrates in these funny and sad, deep and ordinary, beautiful and sometimes absurd stories drawn from her very typical work experiences.
»Life and death, laughing and crying simply belong hand-in-hand,« she says. That is why these experiences help create a place for death in our lives again. »A varied and deep book about life and death, and the fact that we cannot have one without the other.«
- True stories from the life of a grief counselor
- A plea to once again make room for death in people’s lives
- Demonstrates that death and life go hand-in-hand – like laughing and crying
- A varied and deep book about life and death, and the fact that we cannot have one without the other