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"Somewhere around five
on the morning after I've been hospitalized
I realize I'd better think through
not just where my possessions might go
but who may need to lead my memorial service."
From "First Morning"
In 2011, Nancy Shaffer's life suddenly changed when she was diagnosed with what would be a fatal brain tumor. Here is her heartrending and heartwarming account of her final year as she came to terms with impending death. Part journal, part meditative reflection, and fully honest, Shaffer's account of her journey through denial to peaceful acceptance will lend inspiration and courage to those in need, and insight to those who give pastoral care.