The Pink Door
by Suzie Daggett
Mom's Journey to the Other Side
Author Suzie Daggett shares her reflective, emotional moments while caring for her mom in her final days. Candid and transparent, this poignant, first-person account follows a reluctant, inexperienced caregiver as she navigates the unknown territory of a dying parent.
Suzie shares deep insights about what it means to honor the dying wishes of an elder, the importance of love, the value of forgiveness, and the permission to pass. Transcending the ordinary telling of a loved one’s death, The Pink Door will keep readers engaged and hopeful – even those who fear the final journey of dying.
You will laugh, cry and learn.
Mom’s last wish was to die in peace at home and return to the Other Side. As far as we know, her wish was granted.
Author Suzie Daggett (right) with Mom.
People are talking about
The Pink Door
‘Pretty much everybody must face the death of a parent. It is the natural way of things. But it can be daunting.
A book like this will help us to get a handle on what is happening, how to help, and what to do.
Sensitively written in highly accessible prose.’
"Suzie so completely describes the process of being with a loved one who is physically failing, yet trying to find their way…. Her insights and spoken truth is both comforting and uplifting."
"As a therapist who works with clients dealing with grief and death, I found this book to be poignantly accurate and supportive. It is valuable for both caregivers and to people in general to see death as a positive journey.
I will recommend this to all my clients."
“Reading the book today helped me to grieve a recent loss and to confirm my belief that the journey to the other side can be a warm heartfelt experience.”
“I felt understood and comforted as I read about Suzie's challenge to hold onto a broader, soul-level perspective while facing the daily stresses of a dying parent... I especially appreciated the practical strategies and advice.”
"I laughed, cried and learned while reading this story. Simply put, The Pink Door is a must read for all."
"If there is someone in your life who is dying, this is a good companion guide ... especially if you're a caregiver.
It is also an intimate story about a daughter and her mom; a heartfelt read for anyone."