Loving Spirit

Self-Help for the Journey of Loss

by Dayle E. Spencer

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/1/2015

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781504327787
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781504327770
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781504327794

About the Book

As the perfect companion to Loving Allie, Transforming the Journey of Loss, this inspirational workbook gives the reader the skills and insights to move beyond the throes of grief by a process that was developed over twenty years of working with clients in major life transitions.

This practical and compassionate guide empowers the reader to chart an individualized course to life beyond loss.

Loving Spirit is a beautifully written guide to rediscovering joy in the crevices of loss.” —Devon Dabbs, Executive Director and Co-founder, Children’s Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition

“Loving Spirit is educational and inspirational. It is a practical guide that helps each one of us on the journey of restoration, of healing, of life!” —Rabbi Mark Blazer, Spiritual Leader, Temple Beth Ami

“A very readable, practical and thought-provoking guide to navigate the many facets and dimensions of the grieving process from someone who has personally lived through the experience of loss and sadness and emerged with a sense of peace and hope!” —Very Rev. Gregory T. Bittner, JD, JD, Catholic Priest, Pastor, Lawyer, Medical Ethicist

“What is remarkable in this practical and straightforward book is the confidence and optimism in the reader. That he or she will encounter her own grief, engage her loss, and ultimately change to a new and healthy place.” —Gene Borkan, MD, Psychiatrist

“This tough self-help workbook is a vehicle for mourning and adaptation while honoring the lost loved one.” —Vamik D. Volkan, MD, Psychoanalyst, Author of Life After Loss: The Lessons of Grief



About the Author

Dayle E. Spencer has worn many hats. She was a federal prosecutor, a law clerk to the federal appeals court, an international negotiator in civil war situations, a corporate consultant, and has worked with clients through many of life’s transitions. However, her greatest learning has come from the transformational understanding of loss.

She is also the author of Loving Allie, Transforming the Journey of Loss.