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On Wings of a Dove – Harp Music to Soothe the Soul

by Christine Grace Magnussen, Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner

A meditative, healing journey of solo harp which relieves stress and embraces you in a blanket of mesmerizing peace, providing comfort for grief, pain or illness. This therapeutic harp CD is used widely in hospitals and hospices. It is a gift of comfort for the soul, mind and body.

“Christine’s music has brightened the faces of so many of the cancer patients that I work with. It’s a vibration that reaches into the soul
and rests there awhile. Her contribution is greatly appreciated.”

-Joan Haukom, Community Cancer Control Manager, American Cancer Society

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Caregivers Collection

The Caregivers Collection includes three of SVP’s most popular booklets: If I Should Die…The Dying Process, Anticipatory Grief and Final Business. Helps caregivers to cope with physical, emotional and spiritual changes experienced by their dying loved one. Explains phenomenon of anticipatory grief often experienced by caregivers and offers suggestions on how to cope with these distressing feelings.  Covers the many details of getting financial affairs in order as death approaches, and what surviving family members need to do after the death occurs.

INCLUDE THESE BOOKLETS:

  • If I Should Die…The Dying Process
  • Anticipatory Grief
  • Final Business
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Complete SVP Resource Set

All ten Sacred Vigil Press booklets for just $25.99! This is the complete resource set that will enable hospice patients, and others with life-limiting illness, to deal with multiple aspects of the dying process. Equips families and caregivers with information that will help them to care for dying loved one while still ensuring that they recognize and acknowledge their own needs.

INCLUDES:

  • Compassionate Conversations
  • Final Business
  • Anticipatory Grief
  • If I Should Die…The Dying Process
  • Telling My Life’s Story
  • Dreams, Visions and Visitations of the Dying
  • Tears in My Heart
  • Is Hospice Right for You?
  • Sacred Vigil
  • Life Beyond Loss – The Grief Journey
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Sacred Vigil

Sacred Vigil is written as a gentle guide for the family caregiver through the vigil with a dying loved one. It includes suggestions for ways to enhance the dying process, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Such topics as signs and symptoms of approaching death, comfort measures, saying good-bye, reminiscing and reconciling, including children, offering loving presence and journaling are offered in clear, easy-to-read language. Sacred readings and prayers from different faith traditions are also included. 60 pages.

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Anticipatory Grief…Expecting The Loss, Feeling The Pain

Anticipatory Grief…Expecting the Loss, Feeling the Pain is a “must read” for anyone caring for a dying loved one. Marty offers compassionate, sensible information about anticipatory grief in this concise booklet. The booklet describes anticipatory or expected grief in readable language so one can better understand what they are experiencing. It also presents practical ways to cope with these painful, confusing feelings. Suggestions for caregiver self-care are also offered. 16 pages

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Compassionate Conversations

Compassionate Conversations answers the question hospice caregivers often ask, “How do I talk to my loved one about the fact that they’re dying?”

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It gives hospice caregivers the tools they need to start meaningful, gentle conversations with their dying loved one. It discusses why talking at end of life is so important and how the caregiver can effectively set the stage for honest communication. It offers information about the needs of the dying person with questions and comments that encourage conversation.

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Dreams, Visions And Visitations Of The Dying

Dreams, Visions and Visitations of the Dying explores the extraordinary experiences of hospice patients. On numerous occasions, Marty has found herself retelling comforting stories about patients who have experienced vivid dreams, visions or visitations in the days and weeks prior to their death. Her booklet addresses this phenomenon directly and recounts real experiences shared by her hospice patients. 16 pages

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Final Business

Final Business is a practical guide to help the hospice patient and their family organize and take care of personal, financial and business affairs before and after death. The booklet includes a section to assist the terminally ill person in putting their affairs in order and also a section for the family survivors after the death. It offers practical information and resources about the Will, Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, personal records, funeral planning, Veterans burial and survivor benefits, Social Security benefits, life insurance, death certificates, bank accounts, etc. Telephone numbers and websites of useful resources are also offered. 20 pages

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If I Should Die…The Dying Process

Available in English and Spanish.

If I Should Die…The Dying Process is Sacred Vigil Press’s best selling resource booklet for hospice professionals, patients and their caregivers. This booklet discusses the stages of dying and the emotional, mental, spiritual and physical changes that occur as death approaches. It suggests concrete, useful things the family caregiver can do to make their loved one’s last weeks, days and hours more comfortable. 20 pages

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Si Yo Muriera…El Proceso De La Muerte

If I Should Die…The Dying Process, the Spanish version

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Is Hospice Right for You?

A must for all palliative care and hospice programs. It explains hospice in understandable language, discusses common misconceptions about hospice care and helps one look objectively at their situation to determine if hospice is the right choice at this time. 12 pages.

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Life Beyond Loss – The Grief Journey

Written to be given to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Life Beyond Loss gently discusses grief and offers suggestions to help the bereaved person cope and begin the healing process. A practical, helpful booklet for all hospice programs, funeral homes and any organization offering bereavement
support.

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Tears in My Heart

A guide to help family and friends understand how children and teens cope with grief and loss. Discusses difficult feelings, developmental beliefs and concepts, what to do to help and when to seek professional advice. 32 pages.

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Telling My Life’s Story

Telling My Life’s Story is a practical guide for the family member or hospice volunteer in conducting a life review with the hospice patient. It explains the benefits of life reviews with the dying person and offers questions from each stage of life. It has been used widely by hospice volunteer programs that wish to give hospice patients the opportunity to review and record the events of their lifetime. 12 pages

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