A Sacred Dying
Epic Century Publishers, Jan 1, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 189 pages
"An inspiration. A valuable resource & learning tool. A moving, real account of one family's struggle toward death's transcendence through love."--National Cancer Foundation. In this deeply moving story, Sam Millen & his family confront the ultimate challenge. Mom is dying & no one, least of all Sam is prepared. As Sam, Lisa, Chad & Margaret try to uphold a veil of silence around Margaret's advancing disease, isolation & pain pervade their separate lives. Yet with the help of the author Barry Neil Kaufman's mentoring, guidance & friendship, Sam learns to accept & then embrace what is happening... ultimately teaching his entire family how to go beyond the pain & discover new insights, joy & even laughter. Written by Barry Kaufman, author of HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE & SON-RISE, & his wife Samahria Kaufman, A SACRED DYING provides inspiration to adolescents & adults confronting the death of a parent or loved one, & provides a model for anyone facing similar circumstances. A dramatic & heartwarming true tale. The Kaufmans founded & direct THE OPTION INSTITUTE in Sheffield, Massachusetts, an internationally renowned learning center for individuals, couples, groups & families. To order contact: Associated Publishers Group, 3356 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. (707) 542-5400.
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