A must have as a reference to help one cope with dying friends.
I am working on an annotated bibliography for the hospice where I volunteer and so far I have read fifteen or sixteen books on care for the dying.
I only read about 20-30 pages a day to have time to think about and absorb the knowledge in the book.
Not always an easy read if you are in the middle of a death - but a very necessary read. I recommend it to anyone that is looking to learn about themselves. Read morePublished 2 days ago by William
This is a very interesting view of death and dying from the Buddhist perspective. If you want to know about it and practice on their teachings and meditations, this is the book.Published 20 days ago by Elizabeth
The author is Buddhist and make a comforting and rationale case about a subject most people prefer to avoid. NEWS FLASH! Read morePublished 2 months ago by connetta
Roshi Joan Halifax conveys the most compassionate, insightful and succinct aspects of the human 'landscape' that is traversed, together, by the terminally-ill and this wise... Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. Kruger
This book helped me to feel more comfortable of talking and being with people who have potentially fatal disease. There was not much in it that I have not read before. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mary A. Delpriore
This thoughtful book is pleasure to read. I would recommend it to anyone who works in a caring capacity with the dying, as well as to those interested in thinking about their own... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Frances Kendall
This gets five stars from me. I am a hospice volunteer. This book will become my constant companion as I learn how to best be in the presence of those who are living their final... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Rainbow Bridge
I chose this book with a purpose in mind and it has met that purpose and beyond. Thank you very much!Published 5 months ago by Lourdes S.