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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Written from the viewpoint of a grieving person, As Much Time as it Takes helps us sensitively navigate those awkward yet important moments of comforting those mourning the loss of a loved one. This unique book comforts the bereaved by articulating the overwhelming wave of emotions and supports the ?support team? by helping them to avoid the clich's and find the right words at the right time.

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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


Acknowledgments xi
As Much Time as It Takes
Giving Sorrow Words
My Heart and the Sea
Bone by Bone

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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