Published by the Evangelical Church Library Association
Other events involved individuals Frick did not want to mention by name or describe too extensively. These gaps in information took away the power of the events. It often read like a personal journal rather than a book meant for a wider audience.
Nevertheless, Frick’s memoir observes that grief is experienced universally; no matter how much a loss “should” hurt, the pain of it is always immeasurable. Though everyone’s reaction to sorrow varies, no amount of mourning is “worse” than another. In this way, Frick is able to touch the heart of anyone who has reached despair.