Birth, growth, death and rebirth are a cycle that forms the underlying order of the universe. This is the core of Pagan belief -- and the heart of this unique resource guide to death and the process of dying.Filled with encouragement, strength and inspiration, "The Pagan Book of Living and Dying" is an invaluable source of both spiritual counsel and very practical tools and techniques for:
honoring and caring for a dying persongrieving a beloved relative, partner or friendplanning a funeral or memorial servicedistributing personal possessions and making room in the home for a loved one's memoryunderstanding and mourning specific types of deathproviding final instructions for one's own deathand much more
Bestselling author Starhawk and other Pagan writers have combined practical rituals with prayers, chants, blessings, meditations, essays and insightful personal stories to offer a new understanding of death and a powerful new approach to the various stages of dying and grieving.
A beautifully crafted and deeply spiritual guidebook, "The Pagan Book of Living and Dying" teaches that death, like birth, is a doorway -- another stage in the cycle of life. It will enhance the spiritual beliefs of readers of any faith and help each of us learn to welcome the change and renewal that await us on the other side of life.