Living with Dying Paperback
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Living with Dying
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A profound insight to the greatest test we all face: to be beside someone we love - a child ,a parent, a partner as they slip away from us. Grace Sheppard draws on the experience of caring for her dying husband, David Sheppard, Bishop of Liverpool and formerly England cricket captain. She looks at what drives us to run away from the difficult times and emotions.
Living with Dying by Grace Sheppard was published by Darton Longman & Todd in February 2010 and is our 21976th best seller. The ISBN for Living with Dying is 9780232527834.
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Living With DyingMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
A very special book confronting the act of dying head on and laying out a strategy for living and loving through death and beyond. Although this book tells the story of her husband David’s illness and subsequent death, it is mainly autobiographical, as Grace Sheppard shares her intimate thoughts and beliefs as she tells the story of their life together and in more detail the four years of illness and suffering of her beloved husband. Don’t think of this as a sad book though, it is full of positive thoughts and actions, amazingly so, and this is what makes it an inspiring book to read. So many things impressed themselves on my mind, I am only a year younger than the author, death is going to come to us all and thinking about it and planning to prepare for it is not morbid but can instead be life affirming. Grace Sheppard’s letter to friends at the end of the book is extra special, as it draws together the threads of what she has written earlier. Of course there are sad passages to the story, but the overriding message is of hope.
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Details for Living with Dying
|Page last updated||23rd January 2014|
|Author / Artist||Grace Sheppard|
|Publisher||Darton Longman & Todd (February 2010)|
|Number of Pages||160|