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5 edition of Learning to fall found in the catalog.

Learning to fall

the blessings of an imperfect life

by Philip E. Simmons

  • 295 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suffering,
  • College teachers,
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Patients,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Simmons
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24968353M
    ISBN 10055338158X
    ISBN 109780553381580
    LC Control Number2002283292

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Learning to fall by Philip E. Simmons Download PDF EPUB FB2

When we learn to fall, we learn that only by letting go our grip on all that we ordinarly find most precious--our achievements, our plans, our loved ones, our very selves--can we find, ultimately, the most profound freedom."Cited by: 3.

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This book is about finding yourself when life seems determined to rip you apart.4/5. Learning to Fall is a wonderfully enlightening and amazingly well-written book describing how suffering need not be a fall from grace if it is approached as a means of mindfully falling with grace. Although Phillip is dying from Lou Gehrig's disease, he /5.

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14 Cozy Fall Books for Children. "Learning to Fall is for anyone who loves life -- or needs to love it more. A wonderful achievement." A wonderful achievement." -- Balfour Mount, M.D., Professor of Palliative Medicine, McGill University "Not only has Philip Simmons figured out the meaning of life for himself; with prodigious literary grace he has figured out how to tell us too/5(78).

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"Learning To Fall" Oh Lost in a sea of memories Learing to fly again Morning comes early, oh Trying to trust these wings 'Cause when I fall, I fall deep (ahh) When I crawl, I'll come running to you babe Running to you baby Now I've gotta sort out these dreams Feels like watching your life on a big screen.Initially unable to find a publisher, Simmons offered the book on the Internet.

Make no mistake: Simmons is no Pollyanna. He takes us into the mud--"the pleasure of self-pity, which for most of us ranks between bowling and sex" (p.

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The turkeys can be created by tracing an open hand and cutting it out.