Graceful Passages: A Companion for Living and Dying
(2000, New World Library) 2 CD gift book
An award-winning, leading audio in hospice and clinics as well as supporting individuals on their spiritual path, Graceful Passages is a 2 CD Giftbook that has proven highly effective in reducing anxiety around major transitions, and supporting family members, patients, and health care providers with a spiritual sanctuary around the dying process. Over 100,000 copies in use throughout America and across the world.
One CD offers messages spoken by spiritual teachers and counselors from a variety of faith traditions, including Ram Dass, Thich Naht Hanh, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Rabbi Zalman Schachter, and others, together with sublime music. A 2nd CD, Unspeakable Grace- The Music of Graceful Passages, is ideal for creating a gentle and sacred atmosphere anywhere, anytime. Written and produced by Michael Stillwater and Gary Malkin, with music by Gary Malkin, co-produced by Doris Laesser Stillwater and Dan Alvarez.
"If you are going through challenges, or helping others going through transitions of any kind, I highly recommend Graceful Passages. The music is extraordinary, the spoken wisdom is timeless, and the gift book is exquisite. Let this masterpiece of healing music and inspiring words be an audio sanctuary for your soul and a priceless gift to share with someone you love." Jack Canfield, co-creator, "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series
"Graceful Passages invites us to listen to the depths of our being, in sickness or health. This is a true liturgy of soul, a blessing for the caregivers, companions and family of those in transition. The beauty of music, word and spirit brings us to the world of Grace."
Don Campbell, Author: The Mozart Effect and Music: Physician for Times to Come
"Graceful Passages connects me with my soul and inner wisdom, and moves me to tears of gratitude. I'm moved beyond words by this work."
Christiane Northrup, M.D., Author: Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
"The healing effect of this music and these words on our mind/body cannot be overestimated...Graceful Passages touches us where it matters most."
Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., Author: Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
"I recommend Graceful Passages for patients, family members, physicians and other healthcare providers. It is a wonderful tool to help people touch the healing power of their spirit and inner resources."
Christina M. Puchalski, MD, Founder/Director, G.W. Institute of Spirituality and Health
Graceful Passages provides anyone in transition with a powerful experiential tool for being more compassionate, aware and appreciative.
Messages CD: 72 minutes
Music CD: 66 minutes