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Very much geared for readers who re Buddhist Beautiful choices of poems to The Neural Basis of Free Will accompany the texts Thoughtful work for people whore caregivers to the chronically or mortally ill Wonder observations from Zen Buddhist partners nd very good collection of poems nd various viewpoints on Death care There re few good rticles included but overall there re better books to have by the bedside Overall I d say this isn t geared towards the Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, average personttending Past Destinies a loved one but towards hospice medical professionals Many of therticles feel distancing than otherwise This Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 all began when Koshin Paley Ellison s Grandma Mimi certainly the mostdorable character in this book If Wishes Were Horses and perhaps the wisestsked if he could look fter her while she stayed in New York One daughter wanted her to move to n ssisted living place in Atlanta Her son wanted her to move to Syracuse But she wanted to stay where she lived nd worked she was still going into her law office full time t 83 I don t find it surprising that she sked What seems stonishing in this day nd ge is that her grandson said yes Not only did he help her with occasional visits
to doctors then late night mbulance rides to the hospital but he moved into hospice with her during the doctors then late night mbulance rides to the hospital but he moved into hospice with her during the six weeks of her lifeI m full of dmiration Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day at such devotion It was her suggestion that Koshinnd his husband Chodo start A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 an organization that helps people learnbout meditation nd how to care for people The two men changed their lives nd started the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care Thus their life s work nd indirectly this bookThe story of Mimi two pages of expert storytelling really includes the whole message It s while they re in hospice that she says Do you know what s strange So few people who work here or
Visit Seem To Reflect On Their Own Lives They Re seem to reflect on their own lives They re scurrying bout Why don t they look t me Why is there so much fear in being with nother person Good uestion I suspect that in this case the reason had to do with the fact that she was dying The Unspeakable Mind and that they would be facing death though one might think they d be ready to do that since they worked in hospice facility But that isn t the only reason Just look roundWhat she found was that Koshin nd Chodo were present with her in Time and Philosophy: A History of Continental Thought a way that other people could not bend she credited their meditation practice She had been prejudiced Murder at Beechwood against it before because she thought it wentgainst their Jewish heritage but saw the value of it over time Everyone who practices knows that not ll Buddhists re terribly. This book isn’t bout dying It’s bout life nd what life has to teach us It’s bout caring Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space and what giving care really means In Awaket the Bedside pioneers of palliative Revelations from Revelation (Mass Market) and end of life care as wells doctors chaplains caregivers Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Jane Austen Mysteries, and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge uplift comfortnd change the way we think Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil about death Eual parts instruction manualnd sp.
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men pparently wereI d love to tell the whole story of this remarkable relationship but I ll leaveapparently wereI d love to tell the whole story of this remarkable relationship but I ll leave rest to Ellison I do think that everything you need to know bout caring for the dying is in that two page preface You could read that nd skip the rest of the bookBut don t do that because you ll miss Alien: Sea of Sorrows a great deal of excellent material Ellisonnd Matt Weingast have done remarkable job of because you ll miss great deal of excellent material Ellison Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation and Matt Weingast have done remarkable job of teaching that is helpful of end of life care Everyone is here from Elizabeth Kubler Ross to Ram Dass to Issan Dorsey to Shodo Harada to poets like WS Merwin And I should mention for full disclosure that there is WS Merwin And I should mention for full disclosure that there is chapter I worked on myself with my teacher Larry Rosenberg from Living in the Light of DeathAll of the teaching in this book is helpful but it seems Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. apparent when peoplere reciting teachings they ve heard somewhere s opposed to telling lessons they ve lived The lived lessons re Holding Up the Universe always better I wouldlso say something I ve told writing students for years that the most effective thing in ny kind of teaching is telling stories or letting people tell their own We learn from stories than from ny number of wisdom teachings I ll remember Grandma Mimi long Satellite after I ve forgotten passages of scriptureWhat becomespparent is that the most important thing in end of life care is physical presence Some of us Blank Darkness are present than others but even if it s difficult for you even if you can t bes present s you d like physically being there is the most important thing And you don t need to bring nything It would Makers actually be preferable if you didn t People who try to bring wisdom to someone who is dyingre usually just talking over them giving them something they don t want What s important is to watch The Heart Has Its Reasons and listennd find from them what they need I vividly remember Larry Rosenberg describing his mother s death bed how when he told her just to let go that it was Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism all right for her to go she clutched his handll the fiercely but when he told her what wonderful mother she had been how much her whole family loved her her grip relaxed So much he said for preaching the dharma to his dying motherThe problem with reviewing n nthology is that you want to mention every piece you liked I put check marks beside the pieces I especially liked nd found I had checked two thirds of the prose pieces I liked Kneller's Happy Campers all the poems whichre scattered throughout so I won t be Haunted Houses For the Millions able to mention everything I hate to focus on this one couple but the other story that moved me the most is. Iritual testimony it includes specific instructionsnd personal ccounts to inspire counsel nd teach An indispensable resource for Reclaiming Love: Radical Relationships in a Complex World anyone involved in hospice work or caregiving ofny 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 Kirsten DeLeo Issan Dorsey Mark Doty. ,
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in New York hospital This piece is featured in the current issue of TricycleCampbell was confronting situation that difficult but common 62 year old Puerto Rican man was dying with cancer nd had The Dawn of Christmas actuallyccepted it but his wife of forty years three months two weeks nd three days she was counting was not She wasn t close minded person when Campbell Bark admitted he was Buddhist priest not Catholic Eden's Gate after she had called him Father she said That s okay Father The Lord has sent you to us And he for his part didn t worrybout the dogma of Buddhism He was happy to join hands Her Bear Twins and pray with them for relief of Marcelo s sufferingnd for God to watch over them both in the difficult days Bumps, Bruises and Bouncing Back: A Young Woman's Adventures into Womanhood aheadWith great skillnd sympathy Campbell was present with this situation listening to the two of them llowing Marcello to be the one to explain what he meant when he said I want to go home nd be with my father in his garden I won t be sick when I My Lady Viper (Tales From the Tudor Court, am there I will be happynd I will be waiting for my darling Maria but she does not have to rush It was because Maria loved her husband so much that she didnchaplain in The People's Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records a New York hospital This piece is featured in the current issue of TricycleCampbell was confronting situation that
T Want Him Towant him to It wasn t fear that was in the way for her It was loveCampbell is ctually present with Marcelo s he dies nd doesn t summon Maria because there isn t time He sked the doctor nd nurse to stay while he prayed for Marcelo nd had moment of silence It was the first time I saw doctor cry nd he stayed with Marcelo long fterwards His presence was important even then If You Have Ever Been have ever been the room t the moment of someone s death you have probably experienced the shift in energy that occurs The Light in Our Houses and sometimes remains for minutes or hoursfterwards I call it the Silence of the Leaving Within the silence that follows the final breath of the dying person is the certainty that something is occurring In the nonmoving movement of ir in the room one senses deep deep loneliness nd t the same time the connectedness of everything I respect Buddhist teachings How to Get People to Do Stuff: The Psychology of Persuasion and well known Buddhist teachersnd was not surprised t the excellent selections from Judy Lief Rodney Smith nd Norman Fischer but the most moving stories in this book were by people I had never heard of like Kirsten DeLeo Betsy MacGregor Fernando Kogen Kawai Frank Ostaseski Rachel Naomi Remen nd Ira Byock The editors of this book have put it together with the same care that they take over the dying It s vital book for those interested in dying nd in livingwwwdavidguyor. Norman Fischer Nick Flynn Gil Fronsdal Joseph Goldstein Shodo Harada Roshi Tony Hoagland Marie Howe Fernando Kawai Michael Kearney Elisabeth Kubler Ross Stanley Kunitz Stephen nd Ondrea Levine Judy Lief Betsy MacGregor Diane E Meier W S Merwin Naomi Shihab Nye Frank Ostaseski Rachel Naomi Remen Larry Rosenberg Rumi Cicely Saunders Senryu Jason Shinder Derek Walcott Radhule B Weininge.