As Much Time as It Takes: A Guide for the Bereaved, Their Family and Friends

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Hampton Roads Publishing Company, 2005 - Self-Help - 112 pages
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"A guide for the bereaved, their family, and friends from a grieving person's viewpoint. Helps to navigate with sensitivity through awkward moments of comforting those mourning the loss of a loved one. Articulates the overwhelming waves of grieving emotions, and assists friends of the grieving to avoid clich‚es and find the right words at the right time"--Provided by publisher.

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User Review  - JudyCroome - LibraryThing

A well structured book with some solid advice on how to cope with the grieving process. Suitable for people who have been bereaved and those who are trying to support them. Offers solid, kind advice ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments xi
As Much Time as It Takes
22
Giving Sorrow Words
46
My Heart and the Sea
66
Bone by Bone
84
Epilogue
109
Copyright

About the author (2005)

A graduate of Stanford, Martin Keogh is the former director of the Empty Gate Zen Center in Berkeley, California. Keogh is the founder of The Dancing Ground, an organization that produces conferences on such topics as gender, race, and death & dying. He has produced and taught with revered and best-selling authors such as Joseph Campbell, Robert Bly, and Coleman Barks, among many others.

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