Paul Vrolijk recalls the last two months of his father’s life and the two months that followed his funeral in Farewell to my father.
His experience included the emptying and selling of a family home that had been in the family for half a century.
The book serves as a touching account of familial love, memories from youth, doubt and faith, God’s love and faithfulness working in and through all things, and the love and care of a village community. Moreover, it’s a celebration of gratitude.
The author’s story encourages readers to think about what it means to die well, as well as what needs to be said and done when someone comes to the end of their life. It also serves as a helpful guide on what to expect if you’re preparing for the death of a loved one.
The book serves as a bold proclamation that “nothing can separate us from the love of God.” In fact, God is always working even amid suffering, dying, and all the practical details that must be considered when someone dies