Every animal lover has felt it: the numbing pain and dreadful sense of loss when a beloved animal dies. Veteran writers and long time animal lovers Allen and Linda Anderson take on the task of walking readers through their pain and sorrow. They also offer comfort and guidance for planning an appropriate memory ceremony, dealing with grief, and getting past the depression.
The book includes exercises and affirmations that can be used once or again and again through the various stages of grief. Topics such as helping children through their grief, dealing with religious beliefs, and finding comfort through groups and with professionals are covered. Saying Goodbye To Your Angel Animals also provides ceremonies based on different spiritual traditions that can be read at a service, including “I Remember You Memorial Service” (non-religious) and “All God’s Creatures Memorial Service” (for Judeo-Christian Believers).
Sections address runaway pets as well as the loss due to other circumstances, such as someone no longer able to care for a beloved animal. The book explores after-death experiences of the departed companion animal , and relates many beautiful stories that reinforce the love and sense of comfort that comes from acknowledging the place animals hold in our lives.
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The Andersons believe that whenever you connect spiritually with animals, thousands of new doors open. Through their books, newsletters, presentations, insights, and this website they will show you portals into a whole new world where animals are your guides, healers, and friends.
With pets in 63% of American homes (71 million households) in 2007, it’s astonishing to consider the consequences of ignoring animals as wisdom partners and the benefits of tapping into their hidden talents.