Too Soon to Say Goodbye: Healing and Hope for Victims and Survivors of Suicide
Too Soon to Say Goodbye offers a renewal of courage and faith for families and friends grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide. Written by three women all uniquely affected by suicide, the book explores the aftermath from a wide range of true stories.
Based on the hope found in God's Word, Too Soon to Say Goodbye offers specially selected Scripture passages and Bible stories that demonstrate God's love and compassion in times of sorrow. Pastors, family therapists, and grief support groups will also find Too Soon to Say Goodbye an indispensable resource.
About the Authors
Jeenie Gordon is a marriage and family therapist with 25-plus years of experience. Previous positions include high school counselor of more than 8,000 teens, psychiatric hospital therapist, and prison therapist (juvenile males). She has also counseled hundreds of adults/families of divorce.
Karen L. Kosman
Karen Kosman has written three books, coauthored by Susan Osborn and Jeenie Gordon, and published by New Hope Publishers. Karen’s articles appear in Chicken Soup for the Soul and several other compilation books. As an inspirational speaker, Karen is a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) and Christian Authors Network (CAN). She is also a member of Network of Evangelical Women in Ministry (NEWIM). Karen is a popular speaker for Celebrate Recovery, Stephen Ministries, other women’s ministries, and other church groups. She lives in Hemet, California, with her husband John. They have 6 adult children, 19 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Susan Titus Osborn
Susan Titus Osborn is the director of the Christian Communicator Manuscript Critique Service where she heads a staff of 18 editors. She has written 30 books, her latest being Wounded by Words and Too Soon to Say Goodbye, coauthored with Jeenie Gordon and Karen Kosman, and published by New Hope Publishers. Susan is a member of the CLASSeminars staff and is also a CLASS speaker. Susan is also a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) and Christian Authors Network (CAN). Her past positions include magazine editor and adjunct professor at four Christian colleges. She has spoken extensively across the US at more than 150 writers conferences and in 8 foreign countries. As an author, Susan represents New Hope Publishers. She lives in Fullerton, California, with her husband, Dick. They have 5 grown children, 12 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandsons.