Holding Space: On Loving, Dying, and Letting Go by Amy Wright Glenn

By Amy Wright Glenn

a glance on the religious, emotional, and philosophical implications of end-of-life care through a chic and literary author who's a medical institution chaplain.

As a medical institution chaplain, Amy Wright Glenn has been current with these being affected by suicide, trauma, affliction, and unexpected injuries and has been witness to the serious grief and robust insights that so usually accompany loss. She weaves jointly memoir, philosophical inquiry, and state-of-the-art study on death/dying to chronicle how we, as members and as a tradition, deal with every thing from grief to mortality.

Glenn is usually a certified delivery doula with a deep and dedicated mindfulness perform who has inspiration deeply concerning the value of human love and loss. She asks us to include the duty of being current with what's -- via brave and aware expressions of compassionate presence -- and is helping us to simply accept the actual fact of our personal mortality on a visceral and emotional point, no longer easily as an highbrow abstraction.

Holding Space concludes via integrating key insights drawn from operating without delay with the demise right into a relocating and compelling meditation at the therapeutic energy of "holding house" for all eager about taking care of the demise, a therapeutic sorely wanted in our tradition at this time.

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