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PILGRIMAGE OF PROMISE: Contemporary Christian Women's Romance Fiction (A Miller's Creek Novel Book 4)

WordVessel Press, 2013

Christian Contemporary Women's Romance Fiction A timeless love story of broken promises and second chances... Even as high school sweethearts, Mona Beth Adams believed her Texas cowboy-rancher was the only man for her. But life intervened, stealing away the only man she'd ever love. Then a second chance reunites the couple until a dusty stack of unopened love letters and potentially terminal illness forces them to sift through the ...


Dying Well

Riverhead, 1998

From Ira Byock, prominent palliative care physician and expert in end of life decisions, a lesson in Dying Well . Nobody should have to die in pain. Nobody should have to die alone. This is Ira Byock's dream, and he is dedicating his life to making it come true. Dying Well brings us to the homes and bedsides of families with whom Dr. Byock has worked, telling stories of love and reconciliation in the face of tragedy, pain, medical ...


Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
Maggie Callanan, Patricia Kelley

Bantam, 1997

Five years after its first publication, with more than 150,000 copies in print, Final Gifts has become a classic. In this moving and compassionate book, hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more than twenty years experience tending the terminally ill. Through their stories we come to appreciate the near-miraculous ways in which the dying communicate ...


Gideon's Gift (The Red Gloves Collection #1)
Karen Kingsbury

Warner Books | FalthWords, 2002

One long-ago Christmas, Earl Gibson lost the two things most precious to him: his wife and daughter. Angry and heartbroken, he ended up living on the streets and abandoned any belief he'd once had in God. Ten years later Big Earl meets Gideon, a seven-year-old leukemia patient who believes with all her heart that "Christmas means never having to ask God how much he loves us." Gideon is determined to reach this lonely and hurting man who hates ...


Final Journeys: A Practical Guide for Bringing Care and Comfort at the End of Life
Maggie Callanan

Bantam, 2008

For more than two decades, hospice nurse Maggie Callanan has tended to the terminally ill and been a cornerstone of support for their loved ones. Now the coauthor of the classic bestseller Final Gifts passes along the lessons she has learned from the experts—her patients. Here is the guide we all need to understanding the special needs of the dying and those who care for them. In her work with thousands of families, Maggie Callanan has ...


Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Metropolitan Books, 2014

In Being Mortal , bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. ...


Cancer Ward
Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Penguin Books, 1973


Sooner or Later: Restoring Sanity to Your End of Life Care

Transformation Media Books, 2010

Sooner or Later offers patient, family and caregivers a safe place to help process turbulent emotions during the diagnosis phase of a serious or terminal illness and remain sane, rational and in control. In large print for easy reading, the book includes pertinent questions to ask specialists written in a way the reader and provider understand to empower patients and their families to seek the appropriate level of care. Sooner or Later provides ...


Surviving "Terminal" Cancer: Clinical Trials, Drug Cocktails, and Other Treatments Your Oncologist Won't Tell ...

Ben Williams, 2013

An account of dealing with glioblastoma brain cancer, along with the information needed to survive it


Midwife for Souls: Spiritual Care for the Dying
Kathy Kalina

Pauline Books & Media, 1995

"This understanding can only serve to make us all more tender and compassionate emissaries of love to one another. It deals with only with living people preparing to die, but with dying people preparing to live"......Fr. Michael Mannion.


Bitter and Sweet; A Family's Journey with Cancer

Baby Coop Publishing, LLC, 2013

Bitter and Sweet, A Family’s Journey with Cancer, is a true story that unfolded in the lives of Tim and Darcy. In their forties, Tim and Darcy lived a pretty typical American life- working, raising a family, tending to their home, having too much to do and not enough time to do it. Without warning, Tim was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV Gallbladder Cancer. Bitter and Sweet is about the journey they chose to take, making their saga ...


Heavy: Finding Meaning after a Terminal Diagnosis, A Young Family's First Year with ALS

The Christmas Tree House, 2014

“There is pain and suffering in this world, but there is also joy, and not just suffering here and joy there, but suffering and joy in the very same place.” Has your world gotten heavy? Are you or someone you love facing an unimaginable loss? Is time divided between “before” and “after?” When Todd Neva saw a neurologist after experiencing weakness in his left arm, he and his wife, Kristin, were blindsided by devastating news: an ALS ...


Life, Cancer and God: How I Beat Terminal Cancer Using Spiritual Truths and the Natural Laws of Health

Black Eagle Publishing, 2014

The Essential Guide to Beating Cancer. Riveting! Shocking! Eye Opening! A roadmap to successfully treating cancer and other chronic diseases ! As featured on the cover of "Publisher's Weekly" this beautifully written, inspirational and enlightening memoir may be the ultimate victory-over-cancer story. The author's journey from advanced-stage cancer, to near death, to complete healing is destined to become a faith-based BEST SELLER. In ...


DYING: Finding Comfort and Guidance in a Story of a Peaceful Passing

Odyssey Ink, 2007

Long-time therapist Judy K. Underwood, Ph.D., tells the story of an end-of-life journey taken by Kris, a 56-year-old woman with terminal cancer. The author helped Kris through her last months in an exploration of love, peace and acceptance. This story serves as a worthy guide for caregivers and anyone with a terminal illness. You'll find comfort and inspiration regradless of your age, spiritual or religious practice. This book helps the reader ...


Tenacious: How God Used a Terminal Diagnosis to Turn a Family and a Football Team into Champions

Thomas Nelson, 0010


Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013

As a part-time hospice volunteer, Eric Lindner provides “companion care” to dying strangers. They’re chatterboxes and recluses, religious and irreligious; battered by cancer, congestive heart failure, Alzheimer’s, old age. Some cling to life amazingly. Most pass as they expected. In telling his story, Lindner reveals the thoughts, fears, and lessons of those living the ends of their lives in the care of others, having exhausted their ...


Repetitive Strain Injury: A Computer User's Guide
Emil Pascarelli M.D., Deborah Quilter

Wiley, 1994

Repetitive Strain Injury "A wealth of information for people who have repetitive strain injury, for those who want to prevent it, and especially for those who think it doesn’t concern them. Every computer user has the potential for repetitive strain injury and should heed the advice in this book." —Caroline Rose, Editor The RSI Network "This is the most useful book I have seen for RSI sufferers. It is refreshing to read a book that takes ...


Terminal Consent, 2013

An updated version of the original medical thriller reflecting how far medical care has come as patients fight for care and how personal information is used with impunity for profit and control.


Traveling Daisy: A Generational Cancer Story of Disease and Dysfunction, 2014

I’m Lisa Marie Wilson and I’m a writer, comedian, and cancer survivor. In my book, “Traveling Daisy: A Generational Cancer Story of Disease and Dysfunction,” I look deep into my life that started in a trailer park, and I ask the question, “Did my dysfunctional life cause my cancer?” I offer tons of tips and advice on how to deal with your own cancer or someone else’s cancer, as I’m the fifth generation of my family to be ...


Terminal Connection

Route 11 Publications, 2014

In a setting reminiscent of THE MATRIX and in the man-verses-science spirit of JURASSIC PARK, the players in this mystery and suspense techno thriller novel move between reality and virtuality, finding danger, death, and betrayal in both worlds. What if a terrorist were a computer virus, its weapon a defect, and its target the U.S. military’? Welcome to the present, where the lines are blurred between terrorists and governments, virtual ...



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