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MOBILE, Ala., July 28, 2014 /Christian Newswire
/ -- The health industry publishes a myriad of books on fitness and diet every year with the intent of improving our well-being and prolonging our lives. What happens, however, when we are faced with a serious health issue that can’t be fixed by either medicine or diet? What happens when someone we love faces end-of-life issues? Or what happens when we ourselves have been given a diagnosis that signals our imminent passing from this life?
Suddenly we may be faced with decisions about medicines, about health care, about wills and power of attorney that we hadn't given a thought to previously. Where can we turn for advice on how to proceed? With his book, Live, Love & Let Go
, Dr. James Abshire steps in and walks us through the dying process, giving us practical insights from his more than twenty years of practicing internal medicine. Dr. Abshire began writing this book in 2008 after seeing patients struggle with the crucial problem of dealing with death. He felt the need to give people a positive, tactical approach that could not be accomplished in a short office visit to the doctor.
In 2010, Dr. Abshire gained new insight for his book when he was given his own terminal diagnosis of a non-curable but slow-growing cancer. Moreover he also helped both his parents through the end stages of cancer. The unique perspective he has gained gives us valuable insight to overcoming the physical and mental struggles that come with life’s ultimate challenge. Writing from a Christian perspective, without pulling any punches, Dr. Abshire shows us how to have a positive approach in a season of life we all must face sooner or later.
He deals with everything from hospice care to chemo treatments, to dealing with pain and finances, to addressing attitudes and anxieties, to alleviating the physical suffering and ministering to mental suffering. Dr. Abshire shares insights about the entire gamut of issues to help us more easily walk through the valley of death and be able to Live, Love & Let Go at the proper time.Live, Love & Let Go
by James K. Abshire, MD, 240 pages, PB $17.99 ISBN: 978-158169-5267 and HC $25.99 ISBN: 978-158169-5250, Published by Evergreen Press christian-publishing.net
(2014), Distributed by Ingram/Spring Arbor and Amazon.com. Evergreen Press is an imprint of Genesis Communications, Inc., a publisher of Christian books since 1987.