After Daniel: A Suicide Survivor's Tale by Moira Farr PDF

By Moira Farr

ISBN-10: 1443417009

ISBN-13: 9781443417006

Moira Farr came across Daniel Jones' physique on Valentine's Day, 1994. suffering from deep melancholy, he had killed himself utilizing a mode essentially defined within the bestselling ebook, ultimate go out. Six years later, in an account either deeply own and thoughtfully political, Farr displays on Daniel's suicide and its outcomes. After Daniel isn't a sensational tell-all, a self-help ebook on grieving, or a tutorial evaluate of suicide theories. it really is one woman's story—beautifully, lyrically told—of her personal stories and her awareness that solutions come either from inside of and from taking a look at suicide in a much broader social context. After Daniel reaches past suicide survivors to all those that embody the sacredness of existence and love.

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4 On the eve of the feast of Our Lady in March in the year 1522, he went at night as secretly as he could to a poor man, and stripping off all his garments he gave them to the poor man and dressed himself in his desired clothing and went to kneel before the altar of Our Lady. At times in this way, at other times standing, with his pilgrim's staff in his hand he spent the whole night. He left at daybreak so as not to be recognized. He did not take the road that led straight to Barcelona, where he would encounter many who would recognize and honor him, but he went off to a town called Manresa.

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