Awake at the Bedside


  • Author: Koshin Paley Ellison, Matt Weingast & Karmapa
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • File Size: 12993248 Bytes


This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death.  Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and teach. An indispensable resource for anyone involved in hospice work or caregiving of any kind. Contributors include Anyen Rinpoche, Coleman Barks, Craig D. Blinderman, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Joshua Bright, Ira Byock, Robert Chodo Campbell, ...

Awake at the Bedside
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Awake at the Bedside


  • Author : Koshin Paley Ellison
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614291428


Awake at the Bedside Book Description :

This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death. Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and teach. An indispensable resource for anyone involved in hospice work or caregiving of any kind. Contributors include Anyen Rinpoche, Coleman Barks, Craig D. Blinderman, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Joshua Bright, Ira Byock, Robert Chodo Campbell, Rafael Campo, Ajahn Chah, Ram Dass, ...

Being with Dying
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Being with Dying


  • Author : Joan Halifax
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-11-17
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834821745


Being with Dying Book Description :

The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated time and again in Joan Halifax’s decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. Inspired by traditional Buddhist teachings, her work is a source of wisdom for all those who are charged with a dying person’s care, facing their own death, or wishing to explore and contemplate the transformative power of the dying process. Her teachings affirm that we can open and contact our inner strength, and that we can help others who are suffering to do the same....

Wholehearted

Wholehearted


  • Author : Koshin Paley Ellison
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614295495


Wholehearted Book Description :

An inspiring book that will help readers rediscover their values and discover a way to truly live life to the fullest. Each of us has an enormous capacity for love—a deep well of attention and care that we can offer to ourselves and others. With guidance that is both simple and wholly transformative, Koshin Paley Ellison, Zen teacher and psychotherapist, shows us how to uncover it: pay attention, be of service, and be with others. With this inspiring and down-to-earth book, drawn from the Zen precepts and illustrated with anecdotes from Koshin’s own life and practice, you’ll learn how to explore and investigate with your own core values, identify the mental habits that could be unconsciously hurting yourself and others, and overcome isolation. ...

A Bedside Book of Saints

A Bedside Book of Saints


  • Author : Aloysius Roche
  • Publisher : Sophia Institute Press
  • Release Date : 2006-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781933184081


A Bedside Book of Saints Book Description :

Delightful tales for bedtime reading. This, truly, is a bedside book of saints, meant to lift the spirits of souls wearied by the day. These charming and often humorous stories of eminently human saints will ease your soul and help bring you good dreams, giving you fresh hope for the morning....

Making Friends with Death

Making Friends with Death


  • Author : Judith L. Lief
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2001-02-13
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834822571


Making Friends with Death Book Description :

In Making Friends with Death, Buddhist teacher Judith Lief, who's drawn her inspiration from the Tibetan Book of the Dead, shows us that through the powerful combination of contemplation of death and mindfulness practice, we can change how we relate to death, enhance our appreciation of everyday life, and use our developing acceptance of our own vulnerability as a basis for opening to others. She also offers a series of guidelines to help us reconnect with dying persons, whether they are friends or family, clients or patients. Lief highlights the value of relating to the immediacy of death as an ongoing aspect of everyday life by offering readers a variety of practical methods that they can apply to their lives and work. These methods include: Simple...

Bedside Manor  Poetry   Prose to Dream By

Bedside Manor Poetry Prose to Dream By


  • Author : Royal L. Craig
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2000-03-14
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462807338


Bedside Manor Poetry Prose to Dream By Book Description :

Bedside Manor By Royal L. Craig Delightfully diverse reading THE OFFERING He was still, Like the placid lake in summer when the mountain holds its breath, He was still, Like the fawn down in the high grass where the tiger signals death. THE COURIER AND SHIVA The Lancers must be warned tonight. He smiled and looked at me Its sure to be a nasty fight But first, a cup of tea APRICOT For all the world The poem I need to write Cannot be written. The words I need to say Cannot be said. BLEAKELY HALL An awesome mystery haunts the heart At the sight of an empty house The echo of living dampens the air All but the spirits have fled CANDY When Andy met Candy he thought it was dandy To take her for fine tea and cake. Candy had need and slyly agreed To have thei...

Found and Lost

Found and Lost


  • Author : Amanda G. Stevens
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Release Date : 2015-02-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780781411769


Found and Lost Book Description :

When Violet DuBay’s friend Khloe confides that her dad is a Christian, it’s the one secret Violet can’t keep. Turning in Khloe’s dad to the Constabulary is her duty. Her decision becomes an opportunity to infiltrate the Christian resistance; but as she gets to know Marcus, Lee, and the others, she’s compelled to question the things her society has taught her about God and His followers. Clay Hansen persuades his family to join him at an underground church meeting and brings Violet, his teen daughter Khloe’s best friend. That night, the church is raided. He and his wife escape, but in the chaos, he loses Violet and Khloe. How can he find them with the Constabulary monitoring his every move? If the God who once spared Khloe won’t interven...

Tabula Rasa
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Tabula Rasa


  • Author : Ruth Downie
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2014-08-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620403235


Tabula Rasa Book Description :

The medicus Ruso and his wife Tilla are back in the borderlands of Britannia, this time helping to tend the builders of Hadrian's Great Wall. Having been forced to move off their land, the Britons are distinctly on edge and are still smarting from the failure of a recent rebellion that claimed many lives. Then Ruso's recently arrived clerk, Candidus, goes missing. A native boy thinks he sees a body being hidden inside the wall's half-finished stonework, and a worrying rumor begins to spread. When the soldiers ransack the nearby farms looking for Candidus, Tilla's tentative friendship with a local family turns to anger and disappointment. It's clear that the sacred rites to bless her marriage to Ruso will have to wait. Tensions only increase when Bran...

Every Dead Thing
Score: 3.5
From 38 Ratings

Every Dead Thing


  • Author : John Connolly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2000-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416517252


Every Dead Thing Book Description :

Tortured and brilliant private detective Charlie Parker stars in this thriller by New York Times bestselling author John Connolly. Former NYPD detective Charlie "Bird" Parker is on the verge of madness. Tortured by the unsolved slayings of his wife and young daughter, he is a man consumed by guilt, regret, and the desire for revenge. When his former partner asks him to track down a missing girl, Parker finds himself drawn into a world beyond his imagining: a world where thirty-year-old killings remain shrouded in fear and lies, a world where the ghosts of the dead torment the living, a world haunted by the murderer responsible for the deaths in his family—a serial killer who uses the human body to create works of art and takes faces as his prize. B...