The loss of a loved one can be a devastating blow, its impact unpredictable
and often perplexing. In this sensitively written volume, letters to a young man
offer solace, strength and rare insight. The correspondence format allow Meir
Munk to offer the comfort provided by classic sources in a conversational
style that is easy to read and absorb. While the "letters" refer to the loss of
a parent (and the remarriage of the surviving parent), other forms of grief are
also addressed in this compassionate book, written for mourners and this in
In addition, separate sections offer insights and stories on such topics as
Consolation, Kaddish, Divine Justice, and the World to Come.
Searching for Comfort is a direct balm to those in need and is
also an invaluable aid to rabbis and other professionals who frequently must
deal with the spiritual and emotional upheavals that beset families in mourning.