7 edition of Light on Aging and Dying found in the catalog.
January 15, 1998
by Harvest Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
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He had an awareness that his time had arrived, so he made the choice to leave this world with such dignity. This is an excellent book and it really shines a beautiful light not only on aging and dying, but also on living in the now!/5(9). Light on Aging and Dying is a collection of sayings Helen Nearing assembled in the spirit of her life following her husbands death.
The Nearings were New York City intellectuals who induring the worst of the Great Depression, walked away from city life to 4/5. He had an awareness that his time had arrived, so he made the choice to leave this world with such dignity.
This is an excellent book and it really shines a beautiful light not only on aging and dying, but also on living in the now!/5(10). Helen Nearing's galaxy of quotations from the likes of Ghandi, Freidan, Woolf, Einstein, Wharton, and Lao Tzu (and scintillating many more) on the subject of aging and dying is somewhat like meditating under a summer sky's meteor shower, each new light a brilliant, breath-catcher.5/5(4).
Good old age -- The art of dying -- Death, the great goodPages: Dying can be a natural and desirable process, a happy act, a rendering back to the whole what has been separated for a time--a willing and glad restitution, almost a celebration of successful aging" (p.
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Genre/Form: Quotations Quotations, maxims, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Light on aging and dying. Gardiner, Me.: Tilbury House, © Light on aging and dying: wise words Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.
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