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Resources for grieving

Turn My Heart: A Sacred Journey From Brokenness To Healing by Susan Briehl & Marty Haugen (GIA Publications Inc., 2003).

• When a Loved One Dies: Meditations for the Journey Through Grief by Philip W. Williams (Augsburg Books, 2001).

Seeing Through Our Tears by Daniel C. Bagby (Augsburg Books, 1999).

All Will Be Well: A Gathering of Healing Prayers, Lynn Klug, ed. (Augsburg Books, 1998).

A Cry of Absence: Reflections for the Winter of the Heart by Martin E. Marty (HarperCollins, 1983).

Good Grief: A Constructive Approach to the Problem of Loss by Granger E. Westberg.

Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff (Eerdmans, 1987).

Psalms of Lament by Ann Weems (Westminster John Knox, 1995).

Before I Die: A Practical Guide for End-Of-Life Issues by Elizabeth Ruth Skoglund (Lutherans For Life, 2002).

• Talking About Death Won't Kill You by Virginia Morris (Workman Publishing, 2001).

Handbook for Those Who Grieve by Martin M. Auz and Maureen Lyons Andrews (Loyola Press, 2002).

Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring by Henri Nouwen (HarperCollins, 1994).

A Grief Unveiled by Gregory Floyd (Paraclete Press, 1999).

Praying Our Goodbyes by Joyce Rupp (Ave Maria Press, 1989).

Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs and Communications of the Dying, by Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley (Bantam, 1997)

Web sites

• Aging with Dignity: Information, advice and legal tools to ensure your wishes and those of loved ones are respected (www.agingwithdignity.org).

• Partnership for Caring: Partners individuals and organizations to improve how people die in our society (www.partnershipforcaring.org).

• Last Acts: A campaign to improve care near the end of life (www.lastacts.org).

• Park Ridge Center for Health, Faith and Ethics: www.parkridgecenter.org.


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