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Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet

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Synopsis:

The loss of an animal companion can be a painful, wrenching experience. In Goodbye, Friend, Gary Kowalski takes you on a journey of healing, offering warmth and sound advice on how to cope with the death of your pet. Filled with heartwarming stories and practical guidance on such matters as taking care of yourself while mourning, creating rituals to honor your pets memory, and talking to children about death, Goodbye, Friend is a beautiful and comforting book for anyone grieving the loss of a beloved animal.

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The final parting from a pet is a sorrow many feel they face alone. Is it appropriate to feel so sad for an animal? As cited in Goodbye, Friend, and written by Garrison Keillor, "If this is foolish, so it be." Since our companion animals are cherished family members in many a family, their loss is, of course, painful and even wrenching. In this beloved manual, Reverend Kowalski offers not just insight but also practical guidance — on honoring your own grief and helping children with theirs; ideas for rituals, ceremonies, and solace; and considering death and the continuum of life. The book shows how to appreciate the life stages and needs of the pets he — and readers — know are anything but petty.

About the Author

Gary Kowalski is a Unitarian Universalist minister in Burlington, VT. He holds degrees from Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School. A native of Oklahoma, he has served churches in Memphis, Tennessee, and Seattle, Washington, before moving to Burlington in 1989. He is the author of several books, including The Souls of Animals, The Bible According To Noah, and Science and the Search for God. He is married to Dori Jones, an attorney, and they have two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781608680863
Author:
Kowalski, Gary
Publisher:
New World Library
Author:
Kowalski, Gary
Author:
Kowalski, Gary A.
Subject:
PETS / Cats / General
Subject:
PETS / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW photos
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
The loss of an animal companion can be a painful, wrenching experience. In Goodbye, Friend, Gary Kowalski takes you on a journey of healing, offering warmth and sound advice on how to cope with the death of your pet. Filled with heartwarming stories and practical guidance on such matters as taking care of yourself while mourning, creating rituals to honor your pets memory, and talking to children about death, Goodbye, Friend is a beautiful and comforting book for anyone grieving the loss of a beloved animal.

"Synopsis" by ,
The final parting from a pet is a sorrow many feel they face alone. Is it appropriate to feel so sad for an animal? As cited in Goodbye, Friend, and written by Garrison Keillor, "If this is foolish, so it be." Since our companion animals are cherished family members in many a family, their loss is, of course, painful and even wrenching. In this beloved manual, Reverend Kowalski offers not just insight but also practical guidance — on honoring your own grief and helping children with theirs; ideas for rituals, ceremonies, and solace; and considering death and the continuum of life. The book shows how to appreciate the life stages and needs of the pets he — and readers — know are anything but petty.
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