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The Resource The five invitations : discovering what death can teach us about living fully, Frank Ostaseski ; foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D

The five invitations : discovering what death can teach us about living fully, Frank Ostaseski ; foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D

Label
The five invitations : discovering what death can teach us about living fully
Title
The five invitations
Title remainder
discovering what death can teach us about living fully
Statement of responsibility
Frank Ostaseski ; foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Life and death are a package deal. They cannot be pulled apart and we cannot truly live unless we are aware of death. [This book is a] meditation on the meaning of life and how maintaining an ever-present consciousness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves ... [Zen Hospice Project cofounder Frank Ostaseski] distills the lessons gleaned over the course of his career, offering ... [a] guide that points to a radical path to transformation"--
Summary
The co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project shares an exploration of the lessons of the dying that can help others live better by prioritizing the author's "five invitations" about being more receptive to friendship, approaching challenges with wholeness, and making time for rest
Tone
Assigning source
adapted from book jacket
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10554545
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ostaseski, Frank
Dewey number
294.3/423
Index
no index present
LC call number
BQ4487
LC item number
.O88 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • SELF-HELP
  • SELF-HELP
  • Death
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
discovering what death can teach us about living fully
Label
The five invitations : discovering what death can teach us about living fully, Frank Ostaseski ; foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first invitation: Don't wait. The doorway to possibility ; At once here and disappearing ; The maturation of hope ; The heart of the matter -- The second invitation: Welcome everything, push away nothing. As is ; Turn toward your suffering ; Love heals -- The third invitation: Bring your whole self to the experience. Don't be a role, be a soul ; Taming the inner critic ; The raging river ; Hearing the cries of the world -- The fourth invitation: Find a place of rest in the middle of things ; The calm in the storm ; Mind the gap ; Courageous presence -- The fifth invitation: Cultivate don't know mind. The story of forgetfulness ; Not knowing is most intimate ; Surrender to the sacred
Control code
ocn970395887
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781250074652
Lccn
2016046682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)970395887
Label
The five invitations : discovering what death can teach us about living fully, Frank Ostaseski ; foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first invitation: Don't wait. The doorway to possibility ; At once here and disappearing ; The maturation of hope ; The heart of the matter -- The second invitation: Welcome everything, push away nothing. As is ; Turn toward your suffering ; Love heals -- The third invitation: Bring your whole self to the experience. Don't be a role, be a soul ; Taming the inner critic ; The raging river ; Hearing the cries of the world -- The fourth invitation: Find a place of rest in the middle of things ; The calm in the storm ; Mind the gap ; Courageous presence -- The fifth invitation: Cultivate don't know mind. The story of forgetfulness ; Not knowing is most intimate ; Surrender to the sacred
Control code
ocn970395887
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781250074652
Lccn
2016046682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)970395887

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