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Facing Death and Finding Hope A Guide To The Emotional and Spiritual Care Of The Dying by Christine Longaker

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Published by Main Street Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL7440188M
ISBN 100385483325
ISBN 109780385483322

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  Buy a cheap copy of Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide book by Christine Longaker. Christine Longaker's experience with death and care of the dying began in when her husband was diagnosed with acute leukemia at the age of twenty-four. Since Free shipping over $/5(5). Facing Death and Finding Hope. Christine Longaker is the author of Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide to the Emotional and Spiritual Care of the Dying, translated into nine languages.. Every one of us will face many deaths in our lifetimes, including those of loved ones, and eventually we will confront the challenge of our own passing. Facing Death and Finding Hope will serve as the essential handbook for anyone facing death, helping a loved one, or working in the caregiving field. A book of great depth and grace, it is destined to become a classic in the literature on death and dying/5(24). Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide To The Emotional and Spiritual Care Of The Dying At present (), Christine Longaker is the Education Director, Rigpa’s Spiritual Care Education Program. She is the former director and staff trainer of the Hospice of Santa Cruz County in California and has provided hospice trainings internationally.

Facing the Shadows of Death. You don’t face death just once at the end of your life. Throughout your life you face what David, in Ps called “the shadow of death” (Psalm ). A shadow brings the looming sense that the dark is approaching. Walking through the “valley of the shadow of death” takes many different forms. Description of the book "Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide to the Emotional and Spiritual Care of the Dying": Christine Longaker's experience with death and care of the dying began in when her husband was diagnosed with acute leukemia at the age of Since his death, she has devoted her life to ease the suffering of those facing death.   “Sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin” writes St. Paul to the Romans. 1 Likewise the prophet Ezekiel declares that God finds “no pleasure in the death of anyone” 2 for death is the end of something good. And God desires not that the good die but that the dead live, just as Christ was raised from the dead. Level One. Author: Christine Longaker; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Teaching notes and Handouts on themes related to Spiritual care and end of life care, based on the book Facing Death and Finding Hope.

  In "Facing Death and Finding Hope, she clearly and compassionately identifies the typical fears and struggles experienced by the dying and their families. The core of this book is presented in "Four Tasks of Living and Dying," using the Tibetan Buddhist perspective on death to provide a new framework of meaning/5(47). #2: “Tirian, with his head against Jewel’s flank, slept as soundly as if he were in his royal bed at Cair Paravel, till the sound of a gong beating awoke him and he sat up and saw that there was firelight on the far side of the stable and knew that the hour had come. ‘Kiss me, Jewel,’ he said. ‘For certainly this is our last night on earth. And if ever I offended against you in any. In Shining Moments: Finding Hope in Facing Death, Georgia Weithe provides an intellectual rationale for the importance of coming to terms with death, an emotional glimpse into what it is like to sit vigil while someone we love is dying, and spiritual directions for how to create an atmosphere of comfort and safety to support the dying person and help them let go. In Facing Death and Finding Hope, she clearly and compassionately identifies the typical fears and struggles experienced by the dying and their families. The core of this book is presented in "Four Tasks of Living and Dying," using the Tibetan Buddhist perspective /5(22).