“What in the world am I going to say?” This is one of our first thoughts when a friend loses a loved one. Everyone feels unprepared when faced with another's grief. We want to reach out and be supportive, but we fear saying the wrong thing and making matters worse. A Friend in Grief: Simple Ways to Help gives you the words and actions to reach out and support your friend, with confidence and compassion. Topics include: What NOT to say and why, small things that you can do to make a big difference, how to support a colleague at work, suggested wording for writing a note, how to provide support when you live far away. Author Ginny Callaway, whose ten-year-old daughter Sara Jane died in a car accident, draws on her own experience and the stories of people she interviewed, whose loved ones died. They have lived through grief and know first hand what comforts and what hurts. Here are the straightforward answers you've been looking for.