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Review: Practicing Conscious Living and Dying, by Annamaria Hemingway

By Psyche | May 20, 2008 | Leave a comment

Practicing Conscious Living and Dying: Stories of the Eternal Continuum of Consciousness, by Annamaria Hemingway
O Books, 9781846940774, 218 pp. (incl. bibliography and works cited), 2008

The book opens with an introduction to near death experiences, or NDEs, offering an overview of what happens, then follows with several stories recounted by individuals who’ve died and “come back”, naturally with a sense of greater purpose and an increased zest for life.

Following a section on views on death in various cultures are many of the stories which revolve around grief and loss, including Hemingway’s personal story. Some tales speak of “visitations” from the deceased. Continue reading