Letters to Sam: A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life

Letters to Sam: A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life By Daniel Gottlieb, Dear Sam, As your only living grandfather, I want to welcome you into this world Always remember that life is a gift and a blessing.In the tradition of such bestsellers as Tuesdays with Morrie and Riding the Bus with My Sister, this emotionally powerful collection of letters from grandfather to grandson will touch readers right down to their core Award winning radioDear Sam, As your only living grandfather, I want to welcome you into this world Always remember that life is a gift and a blessing.In the tradition of such bestsellers as Tuesdays with Morrie and Riding the Bus with My Sister, this emotionally powerful collection of letters from grandfather to grandson will touch readers right down to their core Award winning radio host, newspaper columnist, and psychologist Daniel Gottlieb has created a truly inspirational work When his grandson was born, Daniel Gottlieb began to write a series of heartfelt letters that he hoped Sam would read later in life He planned to cover all the important topics dealing with your parents, handling bullies, falling in love, coping with death and what motivated him was the fear that he might not live long enough to see Sam reach adulthood You see, Daniel Gottlieb is a quadriplegic the result of a near fatal automobile accident that occurred two decades ago and he knows enough not to take anything for granted Then, when Sam was only fourteen months old, he was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disability, a form of autism, and suddenly everything changed Now the grandfather and grandson were bound by something a disability and Daniel Gottlieb s special understanding of what that means became invaluable A lovingly written, emotionally gripping book that offers unique and universal insights into what it means to be human In addition to his thriving psychotherapy practice, Daniel Gottlieb serves as the host of Voices in the Family, an award winning mental health call in show on Philadelphia s much respected public radio station, WHYY He also writes a bimonthly column for the Philadelphia Inquirer entitled On Healing, and is the author of two books He lectures locally and nationally on a variety of topics affecting the well being of people, families, and the larger community.. Letters to Sam A Grandfather s Lessons on Love Loss and the Gifts of Life Dear Sam As your only living grandfather I want to welcome you into this world Always remember that life is a gift and a blessing In the tradition of such bestsellers as Tuesdays with Morrie and Rid

  • Title: Letters to Sam: A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life
  • Author: Daniel Gottlieb
  • ISBN: 9781402728839
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Letters to Sam: A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life”

    1. Kita sering melihat di tayangan televisi atau lingkungan di sekitar kita, betapa sayangnya seorang kakek dengan cucunya Begitu juga dengan Daniel Gotlieb yang sangat menyayangi cucunya, Sam yang memiliki autisme Gotlieb yang juga mengalami cacat fisik ingin membagikan kisah hidupnya melalui surat suratnya untuk Sam.Gotlieb tahu bahwa ia dan Sam berbeda dengan kebanyakan orang di sekitarnya Namun, ia ingin Sam tahu bahwa menjadi berbeda bukanlah masalah Namun, merasa berbeda itu bisa jadi masalah [...]

    2. I cried alot while reading this book, so sensitive, tender and deep and must importantly so genuine I m sure i ll read this again, some time when i m about to be a mom .

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