Departure For South Africa

I had not been an active member of this South African family. I had not set foot in South Africa for fifteen years, I hadn't seen my brother for ten years, nor had I seen the house my parents currently occupied. Also, as we all lived so far apart from one another, there was never any question of frequent Sunday lunches together as a family unit. In short, I was somewhat on the outside of this particular family and because of that I felt I had no right to express my wants as to the way in which...

Contents

About The The Many Faces of The Face Of The Angry Other Faces Of An My Mother's The Face Of Departure For South Coping With The Angry The Hospice The Last Waiting For Teachings About Being Willing To The Agony Of Happiness In The Face Of Death 34 The Goodbye Disengaging From Daily The Appendix Facing About the Aukana

Facing Death

taken from articles by the Hospis Malaysia hen you have experienced the loss of a loved one it is important to Understand Your Grief Process Know the Feeling of Wanting to Escape Focus on the Needs of Those Around You When faced with the death of a loved one, you may feel the actual loss is too difficult to bear. You may feel that you no longer have a reason for living, that nothing interests you you may even feel that you are going mad. Perhaps you will feel guilty for the things you did or...

What can I do

Send a card that simply says I care or bring fresh flowers as often as you can. Call and say you would like to bring a favourite dish. Ask what day and time would be best for you to come. Spend time sharing a meal. Touch your friend. A simple squeeze of the hand or a hug can let him her know you care. Check with your friend's spouse children They need a break from time to time. Offer to care for the sick person in order to give the loved ones some free time. Invite them out. Remember, they may...

About The Author

JACQUI JAMES, spiritual teacher, died on the 24th February 1989 whilst undergoing intensive chemotherapy for leukemia. She was cremated in Bath, Avon at a ceremony presided over by her husband and fellow teacher, Alan. Her meditation career started when she was 19, shortly after which she met her teacher, Kapilavaddho, who was then Abbot of Wat Dhammapadipa, Hampstead, London. Jacqui was trained in both vipassana and and samatha meditation and later became secretary to the monastery. She and...

The Many Faces Of Death Isbn 9839439359

An Inward Journey Book, published by Inward Path P.O. Box 1034, 10830 Penang, Malaysia Tel Fax 604 659 6696 direct line . Tel 604 657 6696 890 6696 Email InwardPath hotmail.com sunanda pc.jaring.my Website http www.buddhanet.net ipp.htm. This extract essay, The Many Faces of Death, is from the book Modern Buddhism ISBN 0-9511769-1-9 by Alan amp Jacqui James, published by Aukana Trust, 1993 and with kind permission from Mr Robert Mann, it has been published by Inward Path, Penang for free...