A Year to Live book. Read 89 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his new book, Stephen Levine, author of the perennial best-seller. If you only had a year to live, what would you do? In his work with the dying, author Stephen Levine. What prompted you to live as if you had one year to live, imagining that you would die at the end of the year? Stephen Levine: I was fifty-eight-years-old when I.
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Stephen Levine: Because we are all going to die. called A Year To Live, which explores and Ondrea Levine have helped thousands approach death with. In his new book, Stephen Levine, author of the perennial best-seller Who Dies?, teaches us how to live each moment, each hour, each day mindfully--as if it. 44 quotes from A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last: '[D] etachment means letting go and nonattachment means simply letting be. .
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Being self-employed takes its own skill set and is a skill that needs to acquired in addition to the skill set of working with death and dying. Second you need to develop the skills of an entrepreneur or small business owner so — sales, marketing, financial planning, time-management etc. And this is where lots of practitioners seem to lose their way. You need to be both, then you have a real chance of not only making a living doing what you love but also developing a thriving practice that helps lots of people.
Thankfully, there are many different courses available online on how to do this. How can I learn more about home funerals? You can become a member of the NHFA for free and receive even more resources to learn and stay informed about the home funeral movement. To earn a certificate the following items are required: Assignment Sheet showing the modules you completed, the date and the time it took to complete the module Three two-page papers on the modules you selected to write about Two-page paper on a home funeral practice session Listen to two NHFA teleconferences and write a one-page opinion piece about each one.
This earns you a certificate of completion from the Beyond Hospice program. Many, many fine teachers offer in-person training for home funeral guides and midwives to the dying.
With in-person training the participants benefit from the wisdom and experience shared by all participants, and the synthesis of the group dynamics creates opportunity for powerful transformation.
Hospice uses a multidisciplinary approach which means that a team of people provide different services. I see the roles of midwife to the dying and home funeral guide as an extension and wider circle of that team.
Our work is more focused on the heart of the person dying, and the transition process itself from this life to the next. That practice or focus of transition is a step beyond hospice hence the name!
To me, a home funeral or lying in honor at home, is the next logical step for people who die at home having been cared for by their loved ones. It is an extension of, or a step beyond hospice. Or, what books will help me learn more?
The following books are required reading for the Beyond Hospice course, and are excellent resources whether you take the course or not. Product Details. People Who Read Who Dies?
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See your forgiveness forever awaiting your return to your heart. How unkind we are to ourselves.
How little mercy. Allow you to embrace yourself with forgiveness. Know that in this moment you are wholly and completely forgiven.
Now it is up to you just to allow it in. See yourself in the infinitely compassionate eyes of the Buddha, in the sacred heart of Jesus, in the warm embrace of the Goddess. And now begin to share this miracle of forgiveness, of mercy and awareness. Let it extend out to all the people around you. Let all be touched by the power of forgiveness. All those beings who also have known such pain. Who have so often put themselves and others out of their hearts. Who have so often felt isolated, so lost.
Touch them with your forgiveness, with your mercy and loving kindness, that they too may be healed just as you wish to be. Feel the heart we all share filled with forgiveness so that we all might be whole.
Let the mercy keep radiating outward until it encompasses the whole planet. The whole planet floating in your heart, I mercy, in loving kindness, in care. May all sentient beings be freed of their suffering, of their anger, of their confusion, of their fear, of their doubt. May all beings know the joy of their true nature. May all beings be free from suffering. Whole world floating in the heart.