More Glimpses of Heaven: Inspiring True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journey [NOOK Book]

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Following her successful Glimpses of Heaven, Trudy Harris has collected even more true stories of the tender beauty and pain of life's end. Through her own stories and those of medical professionals and hospice workers, Harris brings readers with her on the search for God, forgiveness, faith, repentance, and ultimate acceptance and peace. The perfect gift for someone who has experienced the death of a loved one, More Glimpses of Heaven will bring peace and comfort to all who ...
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Overview

Following her successful Glimpses of Heaven, Trudy Harris has collected even more true stories of the tender beauty and pain of life's end. Through her own stories and those of medical professionals and hospice workers, Harris brings readers with her on the search for God, forgiveness, faith, repentance, and ultimate acceptance and peace. The perfect gift for someone who has experienced the death of a loved one, More Glimpses of Heaven will bring peace and comfort to all who read it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441213068
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 109,975
  • File size: 714 KB

Meet the Author

Trudy Harris, RN, is the author of Glimpses of Heaven, a former hospice nurse, and former president of the Hospice Foundation for Caring. Taking on additional roles in marketing, public relations, and fundraising, Harris raised more than $45 million in capital contributions for HFC. Despite retirement, Harris remains active in the growth and development of HFC, connecting the needs of the program with those who can give the necessary support. She lives in Florida with her husband and some of her family.
Trudy Harris, RN, is the author of Glimpses of Heaven, a former hospice nurse, and former president of the Hospice Foundation for Caring. Since retirement, Harris remains active in connecting the needs of terminally ill and dying people in her community with the hospice program she knows can best meet their needs.
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Table of Contents

Contributors' Stories 11

Acknowledgments 13

Introduction 15

"He wanted her to see herself as beautiful one last time" Sally 19

"Oh, darlin', either way I win" Marie 22

"It will be okay, Miss Bonnie, You don't have to cry" Donny 27

"God is making your place in heaven, and you will be with Him today" Evelyn 32

"See that little girl sitting in the chair" She is here to help me die" Sam 35

"I am ready to meet my Commander now" Alex 39

"Heal the brokenhearted, bring comfort to those in pain" Dolly 42

"Brave little soldier" David 45

"A goat named Daisy followed the horse into the room" Dorothy 48

"I felt the Holy Spirit nudge me in a way I had never experienced before" Henry 52

"There must be something nice about him that I don't know about" Mr.D. 56

"It is not good for man to be alone" Karla 60

"Walk on into heaven now, Jesus is waiting for you" Gerald Mary 64

"Your paperwork is now finished, there is nothing left to be done" Mr Winters 68

"Oh God, I can't go now, I can't go now" Luke 71

"This angel man comes and sits on my bed" Matt 74

"I feel so sorry for him; he is so sad" Cara 77

"Are you finished now" I love you too" James 81

"Last night, this beautiful man came into my room, dressed all in white" Jessica 85

"She loved him as deeply as Mary loved Jesus" Krista 88

"He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit" Sarah 92

"I am sending someone who will know just what to say" Jim 95

"His little hands reached up and tried to open the lid of the casket" Douglas 99

"She never wavered in her commitment to what is of God" Lois 104

"We are often visited by angels unaware" Ronald 110

"Something is holding her; you need to find out what it is" Ellen 114

"Can you see the angels and the beautiful gold lights shining from them"" Joseph 118

"He could not share the gospel boldly until he received the fullness of the Holy Spirit" Charlie 121

"In that moment, God Himself gave the words to me" Levi 126

"The Lord works in mysterious ways" Todd 130

"I just want to believe" Leonard 134

"How can anyone not believe in God when they see how beautiful my vegetable garden is"" Rudy 138

"Why is she not talking to any of us"" Naomi 143

"Yes, I remember you well" Father Jack 146

"Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death" Ed 150

"Trudy, it's only about love" Anna 155

"What should I tell her" What will I say"" Richard 159

"Mama, Jesus has me by the hand. I have to go now" Joni 163

"God entered into that quiet through the simplicity and grace of Father O'Flynn" Darleen 167

"I have to tell you a story, and I hope you don't think I'm crazy" Tom 170

"Today you will be with me in Paradise" Matthew 173

"Will you please pray the 23rd Psalm with me"" Marsha 177

"I am dying, honey, but do my children know"" Kenneth 180

"I had to learn how to forgive" Helen 183

"The greatest of these is love" Cathy 187

"Mommy is sitting on the foot of my bed right now" Maureen 191

Conclusion 201

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  • Posted November 17, 2010

    Inspiring stories of people on their way to Heaven

    More Glimpses of Heaven by Trudy Harris is a poignant and inspirational book. Harris has collected stories from several hospice workers, as well as some writings of her own, of their experiences with patients who had unusual deaths. Each story is unique and beautiful in its own way. From a young boy dying from leukemia who is determined that his mother will be cared for after he's gone to a elderly soldier preparing to meet his Captain, there is a message of hope in every story of death. Christians have a different view of death than most; although they mourn their own loss, they rejoice at the new life the departed have in Heaven. Hospice workers are special in that part of their job is to ensure a painless and fear-free passing, so they are face to face with the dying on a daily basis. Their stories made me cry again and again, because they are so terribly beautiful. To read of a child who dies with a smile on their face because they see Jesus is heart-breaking, but it's also a promise of hope to readers that someday they will experience the same. Death is frightening to most people. The hospice workers who wrote these pieces not only serve their regular patients by relieving their fears, their stories will also relieve those same fears in anyone who reads this book. It's not an easy one to read, but it is well worth the time and every tear shed.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 18, 2010

    Do You See What They See?

    More Glimpses of Heaven: Inspiring Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journey, presents the fact that the true heart of an individual is only known by God. Author Trudy Harris has been blessed to be with those making their transition from this world to their eternal resting place.

    With heartfelt inspiration Ms. Harris dispels the myth of death being something to fear. Her chosen stories are sure to touch readers in a variety of ways. Above all things each work assures us that regardless the paths we walked, the choices we have made, God is with us until the end.


    Dr. Linda Beed/Reviewer
    On Assignment Reviews for Let Us Bear Fruit

    Book provided courtesy of The Baker Group

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2012

    Comforting

    Jesus said "I am with you always." This narrative gives us a precious glimpse of that promise and a peace beyond understanding that He will never forsake us. A very comforting read.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 17, 2010

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    Inspiring

    Trudy Harris in her new book, "More Glimpses Of Heaven" Book Two in her Glimpses Of Heaven series published by Revell gives us more stories of in the final days and moments of the terminally ill and dying.

    Trudy Harris was a hospice nurse for many years before she became president of the Hospice Foundation for Caring. With all these years of experience she has many stories to tell and associates who also have stories that give us a glimpse of those who are dying see just before they are ushered into eternity.

    Everyone of us will not only face death ourselves but we will have friends and relatives who also will face death. These stories will help us deal with our own mortality but also with the passing of our loved ones. "More Glimpses Of Heaven" is full of stories of hope and grace, stories that allow the veil to be drawn back so we can see how God moves in even our deaths.

    In "More Glimpses Of Heaven" Ms. Harris gives us 47 stories of people who have names and that is what makes this book so real and compelling. Yes, some stories will make you cry and a box of tissues should be at hand. Ms. Harris does a great job in making death seem less painful and making Heaven seem more real.

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    Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Revell. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 26, 2011

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    Not recommended

    I did not enjoy this one at all...Not very informative compared to what the first one gave me.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    I really liked her first book but I have to say this second book

    I really liked her first book but I have to say this second book isn't what I expected. It seems to be over loaded with God this time. I love God and pray to Him but I find every story to be more about Trudy and her faith than the actual patient. I was especially disturbed with the story where the supervisor nurse said this particular patient did want to talk about God and Trudy wanted this patient and planned how to talk to him about that. I found it to be disrespectful.Too bad. I really liked the first book.

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  • Posted January 9, 2013

    I thought this book was extremely inspiring and a good read. It

    I thought this book was extremely inspiring and a good read. It caught my attention and the story is so sentimental and inspiraring. Not only is Trudy Harris an exceptional author, but she is really a gemstone with how she talks about the experiences and occurences dealing with her patients. The Story is a must read if you are curious about life after death and experiences of the final hours of life/ inspirational short stories. A book- well worth your time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012

    recommend

    pleasant, interesting and enjoyable

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  • Posted February 15, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    Shortly after buying this book, my brother-in-law went into Hospice. The stories I read were comforting, giving me a glimpse into the setting my sister and her family were in and how well they were being comforted by the Hospice Nurses.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2012

    Inspirational Read

    Very moving stories and a book that will bring you comfort in the loss of a loved one. I love Hospice and its Angel workers.

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  • Posted January 18, 2011

    Shows Gods Love

    Great read. i loved it.

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