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Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart

What Readers Are Saying

“Within an hour of finishing this book, I found myself using some of the things I had learned. I recommend it to anyone who has ever wanted to help a hurting friend but didn’t know what to do or say.”

Rev. Darren Walker | First United Methodist Church | Glen Rose, Texas

“Dr. Haugk draws on his own pain, as well as research with thousands of others, to offer simple, practical ways to relate to those who are suffering.”

Sandy Gagliardi | St. Luke’s Episcopal Church | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

“We are all called to care. This book provides the critical tools, understanding, and compassion we need to be a help and comfort to others. A must-read for everyone!”

Rev. Michael L. Russo, Deacon | St. Rochus Catholic Parish | Johnstown, Pennsylvania

“No fluff—just compelling reading on the art of intelligent sensitivity toward those who are suffering.”

Dr. Mary Ann Bowman | First Presbyterian Church | Sarasota, Florida

“A thorough, easily understood guide to reaching out in love to anyone suffering from a physical, spiritual, or emotional crisis.”

Gayle Dannenberg | Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church | DeKalb, Illinois

“This book stands head and shoulders above any other on how to care for those who suffer. Its warm, practical approach shows us how we can be Jesus Christ Incarnate to hurting people.”

Barbara Lambert | Altamesa Church of Christ | Fort Worth, Texas

“At last! Concrete examples of what to say and what not to say.”

Shirley A. Marx | Village Green Baptist Church | Wheaton, Illinois

“The careful use of personal examples gives this book humanity and humility.”

Rev. Robert J. Knepel | Immanuel Lutheran Church | East Aurora, New York

“The tone is warm and inviting. I laughed. I cried. I marveled at how simple yet profound a caregiving relationship can be.”

Marjorie Tonole | Gold Canyon United Methodist Church | Clackamas, Oregon

“Dr. Haugk has done it again! This very practical book will make a great difference to anyone walking alongside someone who is suffering.”

Rev. James B. Lambeth | Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church | Raleigh, North Carolina

“I know this book is intended for caregivers, but I read it during a time of great suffering. It was a godsend. Its message is gentle, yet right on target.”

Dee Coover | First Congregational Church | Hamden, Connecticut

“This book is a classic!”

Dr. Ruth Winters | Crestwood United Methodist Church | Crestwood, Kentucky

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