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Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide To The Emotional and Spiritual Care Of The Dying

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Christine Longaker's experience with death and care of the dying began in 1976 when her husband was diagnosed with acute leukemia at the age of twenty-four. Since his death, she has devoted her life to ease the suffering of those facing death. In Facing Death and Finding Hope, she clearly and compassionately identifies the typical fears and struggles experienced by the dyi ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published May 18th 1998 by Main Street Books (first published February 17th 1997)
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I really appreciate the different perspectives the author brings together. By weaving together person narratives (her own and others she's worked with) along with the sometimes more abstract psychological and spiritual aspects, she presents a compelling approach to working with the dying.
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I recommend this book to Everybody. Death is an issue we all face. This book is very comforting.
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This book helped me deal with my existential depression and death of my Uncle. It's a good book and has little of the pseudoscientific New Aged psychic woo that pisses me off.
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