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Peaceful Passages

Peaceful Passages

A Hospice Nurse's Stories of Dying Well

by Janet Wehr, RN

"A reflection of the spirit that drives her on a daily basis. Janet has helped me to believe in Angels." ~Greg Thome, President/CEO of Hospice of America, Inc.

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Joy is a word rarely associated with death. Yet joy is ultimately the effect in this collection of stories about Janet Wehr’s experiences in witnessing the death of her patients during her fifteen years as a hospice nurse.

On Dying Well: A Q&A with Author Janet Wehr

On Dying Well: A Q&A with Author Janet Wehr

"There is something beautiful, blissful, and joyous that occurs in the moments surrounding dying, but those of us whose time hasn’t yet come can only glimpse it."

Praise for

Praise for "Peaceful Passages"

"An invaluable resource for anyone—everyone—who will take this journey with a loved one." ~Samir Patel, RN, BSN

Read an Excerpt From

Read an Excerpt From "Peaceful Passages": Till Death Do Us Part

"The patient often lingers and lingers, with one foot in heaven and one foot on earth, getting no closer to finishing their journey. However, if even a brief period is left open when no one is in the room ... the patient will often take this opportunity quietly to slip away."

Janet Wehr Is on Facebook

Janet Wehr Is on Facebook

Janet Wehr, RN, author, has devoted the last 17 years of her nursing career to hospice care. Connect with her on Facebook and join the discussion about the book.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Are All Passages Peaceful?

Are All Passages Peaceful?

Sam Alexander

There is enough mystery surrounding these moments of death that it should give us pause and move us to consider what we do not know about creation with our five meager senses.

Hospice and Healing

Hospice and Healing

It takes a village to raise a child. In this technological society, characterized by two income families and families often geographically separated, it takes a village to support the dying process.

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