Voices from the Hospice (Paper)

Staying with Life Through Suffering and Waiting

  • 9780334054269
  • 0.00
  • Paper
  • 9780334054269
  • 8/25/2015
  • 3-5 days processing
$ 27.00

Description

Hospice chaplain Bob Whorton takes us deep into the human experience of suffering and waiting. Framed as a train journey, we are invited to travel through various stations and stop for a while in many different station waiting rooms. The counter-cultural message is that there are difficult situations in our lives which we cannot escape from and must be lived; there are no short-cuts, and the stations must be travelled through one by one. However, in following this path we will find a new orientation to life, and we will find ourselves mirroring the way of Christ. In these pages we listen to the voices of patients and family members in a hospice; they become our teachers. And we listen also to the ancient voice of the psalmist who was well versed in the ways of suffering love.

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