Blessing the Bridge: What Animals Teach Us About Death, Dying and Beyond

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Like a hospice worker, author Rita M. Reynolds cares for sick and dying animals, helping them comfortably cross the threshold into death. She shares stories about dogs, cats, a donkey, a cow, ducks, goats, and even baby wild mice she cares for as they die. Reynolds teaches basic skills in respectfully handling a dying animal, whether it's a newborn bird that's fallen from a tree or a beloved dog that is terminally ill. Her new edition includes blessings and prayers for animals, whether in the process of dying or ...

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Overview

Like a hospice worker, author Rita M. Reynolds cares for sick and dying animals, helping them comfortably cross the threshold into death. She shares stories about dogs, cats, a donkey, a cow, ducks, goats, and even baby wild mice she cares for as they die. Reynolds teaches basic skills in respectfully handling a dying animal, whether it's a newborn bird that's fallen from a tree or a beloved dog that is terminally ill. Her new edition includes blessings and prayers for animals, whether in the process of dying or who have already passed over. Reynolds believes in divine and angelic influences when it comes to helping animals cross over. She believes animals possess unique souls that transform into an afterlife. She even tells of seeing the spirits of dead animals and messages they bring her. Many of Reynolds' lessons are conveyed through real-life stories, where the reader witnesses how she simultaneously releases and embraces dying animals. Like The Tibetan Book of the Dead, this book has functional appeal and longevity. This book appeals to anyone grieving and looking for comfort.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780939165599
  • Publisher: NewSage Press
  • Publication date: 1/25/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 486,421
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2008

    awesome

    i felt like she was inside my head and knew how i was feeling about the death of my dog.

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    Posted February 16, 2011

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