Derry, NH (PressExposure) April 30, 2012 -- Book Review:
"Mondays with Mary" by Sam Oliver is about a Counselor in Boston who travels to Southern New Hampshire to be a Hospice Volunteer to a woman named Mary. Their relationship grew into a place only their souls could embrace over time.
This book outlines the process of entering into a relationship with those who are dying. Although the focus of attention is on Hospice Volunteering, it can be read and used by anyone caring for someone involved in the care of a dying loved one. As you read these pages, you will find yourself connecting with Mary and Jim in places deep within your heart known as the place your soul calls home.
You will find your heart awaken into an eternal love with each section of this book allowing you to discover your true nature. Your creative imagination will enter into places you knew as a child. It is the place inside you where dreams come true. Let your heart open where your mind takes you in this book and you will find that place whereby we are known as we are truly known.
About Sam Oliver:
Sam Oliver has cared for the needs of the dying in palliative care for over 22 years. During that time, he has served as the Chair and Co-chair of Hospice Ethics Committees in Indiana and Ohio. He has served several years as a State Continuing Education Chairperson for the Association of Professional Chaplains in Indiana.
For well over a decade, Sam has been an active editorial review board member and contributing writer for Healing Ministry Journal, The Journal of Terminal Oncology, and The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care.
Presently, Rev. Sam Oliver is the Chaplain and Bereavement Counselor at a local Hospice Care Center, and he continues to write and speak on spiritual care issues related to death and dying, motivational, and inspirational topics of interest.