Accompanying the Dying describes the human skill and art of companioning someone through dying. There is a wide gap in knowing how to accompany the dying, which is why this book is timely and needed at this juncture of the “death positive” movement. The book is meant to empower us as a society to understand how to die well in this modern age. Deanna describes the newly emerging role of the “end-of-life doula,” which is a non-medical role that provides practical, emotional, and spiritual support to the dying and their family.
Fantina arrives in 1902 Venice, Italy, in search of fortune and glory, but uncovers, instead, a secret plot to destroy the city. Now she must join a mysterious guild of gondoliers and harness the unseen power of Glim to defeat the evil forces at work.
With elements of police procedural, spy novel and political action thriller, October Song is both a darkly gripping roller-coaster ride and a blistering reflection on a world on the edge of collapse. COIRA KEIR is a long-serving police officer. Abrasive, but respected by her peers, she has an enviable track record. When a bomb explodes outside the North British Council Building at Holyrood, Edinburgh, dozens of bystanders are left dead. Among the critically wounded is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, whose safety was Keir's responsibility.
Have you ever felt that sleeping was your main activity, that starting a new activity would make you spend a lot of time to force yourself to do something, that everything is completely uninteresting for you, have you ever thought that life is meaningless? Have you ever felt that you are tired of everything and that too many problems have fallen on your head? It will be a huge problem to remain in this state of mind.
The city of Wyvern’s Rest has fallen … The feud between the capital cities of Cambridge and Sephyra has reached a boiling point, leaving the former “Jewel of the Highlands” a ghost of its former glory. Those with the means to live and the will to dream have already fled the city. Those lacking remain, condemned to bury their sorrow while the walls crumble around them. Lawlessness and poverty have overtaken the streets, and as the days grow longer, the shadows of the abandoned Outer Quarter loom ever darker.
This is an extraordinary collection of the most inspirational quotes from around the world and throughout the history. The wisdom on these pages will empower and encourage you to live your life to the fullest. Start each day with a powerful dose of wisdom and inspiration as you are guided to take actions, overcome fear, boost your self-esteem, create success, enjoy life and make your dreams come true. This book makes a perfect, unique gift for everyone.
The fourth story in the series (this story), Alternative Medicine, is set mostly in Greece and Egypt in 1983. At around 13,000 words, this story is a lengthy short story which may need more than one sitting. Like the other stories in the series, it provides not only an entertaining read, but also information on all the places visited, some relevant only to the era in which the story is set, but most still relevant today.
Haiku are unrhymed poems consisting of about 17 syllables spread over three lines. This poetry form started in Japan and has been very popular in many countries around the world for decades. Haiku force you to be concise. They teach you impactfulness. As such, they are the embodiment of the "Show don't tell" technique. A technique that allows readers to experience stories in a more personal and meaningful manner.
In "The Sacred Artifact," fourteen-year-old alchemy student Craig Pike and his teacher, Cornelius, journey to the birthplace of alchemy to uncover the secrets of a mysterious artifact. They decide to seek the help of an ancient alchemist named Quintus, hoping he can provide insight on the powerful relic. With the aid of a quirky archer, Audrey Clife, they trek across dangerous lands, compete in a cutthroat tournament, and reunite with old friends.
What if monsters have the same fears of their own? Kids are not so scary. Amazing discovery of Monster Sid is an interesting and cute bedtime story for toddlers about a smart little Monster Sid who lives a quiet life with his loving mommy and daddy. But every night when the lights are off and parents are gone Sid cannot fall asleep because he is afraid that terrifying kid is hiding in his closet.
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