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Lessons from the Dying

Lessons from the Dying

by Rodney Smith

Publisher: Wisdom Publications MA
ISBN: 9780861711406
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2021-01-17


Are a person's perceptions and values altered when facing the end of life? Do the dying see the world in a way that could help the rest of us learn how to live? This book takes ns into the lessons of the dying. Through the words and circumstances of the terminally ill, we become immersed in their wisdom and in our own mortality. The dying speak to us in direct and personal ways, pointing us toward a wise and sane way to live. In everyday language we can all understand, Rodney Smith extends the conversation about death to people of all ages and states of health. Weaving ancient truths from our religious traditions around true stories of hospice patients, the book develops a clear course for investigating the purpose and direction of our lives. Through exercises and guided meditative reflections at the end of each chapter, the lessons of the dying become a blueprint for our own growth.