No Time to Say Goodbye: When a Loved One Dies, Especially a Child

Paul Arnott


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This book offers solace and practical help to those who have suddenly lost a loved one and all who assist them in their grief. This revised and expanded edition has a new chapter on men, women and grief, discussing some of the different ways people grieve.

Paul Arnott is a Melbourne Anglican minister and the Executive Director of Special Projects, Christian Ministry Advancement (CMA). Paul’s other book Live the Moment (Harper Collins, 2001) seeks to help people discover how to live life as fully as possible.

No Time to Say Goodbye has recently been reviewed by Dorothy Adamek. You can read her review here.

This book was written out of the pain and the grief of the death of our son James on 17 August 1987. I have resisted the temptation to change too much of what I originally wrote, because I doubt that it would be an improvement. When I wrote the opening chapters of the first edition, I did so o