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Parting: A Handbook for Spiritual Care Near the End of Life

Parting: A Handbook for Spiritual Care Near the End of Life (Paperback)

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At times we may be called to be companions on a journey we would rather not take - the journey of a loved one toward the end of life. For those who choose to serve as close companions of terminally ill relatives or friends, Parting offers the collective wisdom of people from many cultures and faith traditions as a ""travel guide"" for meaningful companionship in helping someone toward a peaceful transition from this life. Sections of the book discuss how to cross the bridge from ordinary conversation to spiritual reflection; how to provide comforts for the body, mind, and soul; and how to care for yourself while concentrating on the needs of another. Transcending any specific religion or culture, this handbook addresses universal spiritual needs. Designed for easy reading by weary travelers, this practical, pocket-sized guide prepares the spiritual companion for an enriching experience, even on the Journey toward life's end. It is an indispensable tool for family members and friends, hospice workers, religious leaders, counselors, and medical providers.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyGiving up smokingCoping with death & bereavementPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionSpirituality & religious experience Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: 31/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9780807855294  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jennifer Sutton Holder is geriatrics chaplain at Baylor University Medical Center and serves as clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. Jann Aldredge-Clanton serves as chaplain coordinator for oncology at Baylor University Medical Center. She is author of Counseling People with Cancer.

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