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Finding Comfort During Hard Times

A Guide to Healing after Disease, Violence, and Other Community Trauma

Whether you’re actively preparing for a disaster, managing volunteers, planning a community memorial, or simply looking to understand our current crazy reality, Finding Comfort is an accessible affirmation that not only showcases how communities can continue to thrive in the face of incomprehensible trauma, but is also a much needed guide in how to navigate and process these traumas.


January 15, 2021 – Finding Comfort During Hard Times named one of the  Booklist Top 10 Health and Wellness Books for 2021. Booklist

October 1, 2020 – Finding Comfort During Hard Times is now available as an audio book on Audible 

About Me

Earl Johnson

Retired Red Cross Chaplain

Finding Comfort During Hard Times was written over the past ten years. The idea of the book was the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attack on our nation and a request by the Huffington Post to write a reflection on disaster spiritual care.


A timely read in a world where comfort is in short supply.

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